Direct routes to London Paddington from Oxford courtesy of First Great Western run six times per hour. Stopping services run every half an hour at 07 and 37 with a journey time of approximately 2 hours. To cut down your travelling time roughly by an hour, fast trains are also half hourly at 01 and 31. An indirect service, changing at Didcot Parkway is also available every hour at 07.
The Express Café found on First Great Western trains offers a range of snacks and drinks. For a quiet journey you can sit in designated Quiet Zones in Coach A for standard class and Coach G for first class passengers.
Entertainment services in Coach D provide touch screen TV's offering comedies, documentaries, sports etc. Passengers can also stop, pause, fast forward and rewind their programmes.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
Journey information from Oxford to London
Train Fares from: £ 24.90
Fastest route: 1h 2m
Slowest route: 59m
Average Journey Time: 1h 17m
Train per day: Around 168
Great Western Railway
How long does it take to travel from Oxford to London by train?
The average journey time between Oxford and London is 1 hour 17 minutes. The fastest journey time is 1 hour 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 168 trains per day travelling from Oxford to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Oxford to London?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Oxford to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Oxford to London.
What time are the first and last train from Oxford to London?
The first train from Oxford to London departs at .
The last train from Oxford to London departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.