This guide on how to get to Oxford from London, will help you prepare a day trip to one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom.
With its 38 old and prestigious colleges, which form one of the most important universities in the world and from which numerous Nobel prizes and heads of state have emerged, Oxford is one of the most recommended getaways from London, during which in addition to enjoying the student atmosphere that is breathed throughout the city, you can get lost in its beautiful historic center and have a drink in one of its traditional taverns.
Based on the day we spent in the city during our last trip to London, we leave you the detail of all the options on how to visit Oxford from London in one day.
From the Paddington station, which is connected to the District, Circle, Hammersmith and Bakerloo subway lines, direct trains from the Great Western Railway depart every 10 minutes that will take you to Oxford station in one hour.
Another station from which to do the route from London to Oxford It is that of London Marylebone, although it has much less frequency of passage, so the previous one is more advisable.
The price of the trip depends on the advance with which you book the tickets, but usually between 20 and 40 euros.
Once you arrive at the Oxford train station you should only walk 5 minutes until you reach the historic center.
Bus, one of the best ways to go to Oxford from London
From London Victoria station, which has a metro connection with the yellow (Circle) and green (District) lines, buses leave every 10 minutes that will leave you at Gloucester Green station, located in the historic center of Oxford, in 1 hour and 45 minutes.
The bus companies that perform this service are several: Oxford Tube, X90, National Express and Megabus, and the tickets are priced between 10 and 20 euros, depending on the advance with which you book them.
If you arrive in Oxford from London by public transport or by rental car and have enough time, we recommend you to spend a night in the city to complete this list of 10 essential places to visit in Oxford.
A good option to stay is the Rewley House University of Oxford, a hotel located 10 minutes walk from the historic center and one of the best value for money in the city.
Chirst Church College