If you want to travel from Oxford to Banbury by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Oxford to Banbury by train to take around 27 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 17 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 50 trains per day running on this route, which spans 21 miles (34 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Banbury. You can travel on this route with either Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
Train tickets from Oxford to Banbury start from £4.50 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Oxford and Banbury is 27 minutes, with around 50 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Oxford to Banbury is 17 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Oxford to Banbury can start from as little as £4.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Oxford to Banbury without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from Oxford to Banbury each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Oxford to Banbury leaves at 04:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Oxford to Banbury leaves at 00:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Oxford to Banbury cover a distance of around 21 miles (34 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Oxford to Banbury is right for you.
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