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  1. on time
    Oxford
    Platform 3
    07:58
    Oxford
    Platform 3
    08:15
    Didcot Parkway
    Platform 5
    08:27
    Didcot Parkway
    Platform 2
    09:08
    London Paddington
    Platform 5
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 5
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Oxford
    Platform 2
    on time
    London Marylebone
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Oxford
    Platform 3
    08:16
    Oxford
    Platform 3
    08:42
    Reading
    Platform 12B
    08:51
    Reading
    Platform 10
    09:14
    London Paddington
    Platform 4
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 4
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Oxford
    Platform 1
    on time
    London Marylebone
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Oxford
    Platform 3
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Oxford to London

  • Train Fares from: £5
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Oxford to London train times information

Direct routes to London Paddington from Oxford courtesy of Great Western Railway run two to three times an hour, with a journey time of around 58m. There are also regular indirect services every hour, where you’ll need to change trains at either Reading or Didcot Parkway station – these services take around 1h 8m.

You’ll find a range of meals, snacks and drinks on Great Western Railway trains, including breakfast, sandwiches, hot food and a variety of hot and cold beverages. Most services also offer free WiFi.

*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). May be subject to change.
  • How long does it take to travel from Oxford to London by train?

    The average journey time between Oxford and London is . On an average weekday, there are 116 trains travelling from Oxford to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Oxford to London by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Oxford to London cost?

    Train tickets from Oxford to London can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • 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.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Oxford and London?

    The distance between Oxford and London is 52 miles.

    Distance: 52 miles
  • What time is the first train from Oxford to London?

    The first train from Oxford to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Oxford to London?

    The last train from Oxford to London departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Oxford to London timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Oxford to London for Thursday 28th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
07:5809:081h 10m, 1 change
08:1109:181h 7m, direct
08:1609:1458m, 1 change
08:4010:031h 23m, direct
08:4909:3748m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Oxford.

How to find cheap train tickets from Oxford to London

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