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Manchester to Oxford

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Oxford by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Manchester to Oxford ?

Trip Manchester Oxford

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance126 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Oxford and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Oxford? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Oxford then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with CrossCountry, Oxford Bus, National Express, First Great Western, Blablacar, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail or First TransPennine Express by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Manchester to Oxford bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Manchester and Oxford.

Going by bus from Manchester to Oxford may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Oxford.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Manchester Oxford route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of National Express or MegaBus coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road Manchester Oxford is already built and shared by others.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Oxford watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Manchester to Oxford are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Oxford?

MegaBus and National Express are the coach companies operating the bus line Manchester Oxford with direct service.

MegaBus Manchester OxfordNational Express Manchester Oxford

Bus stops in Manchester

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Manchester at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Oxford' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Manchester

Bus stops at arrival in Oxford

When you arrive in Oxford, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Oxford

Train Manchester to Oxford

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Oxford route?

Indeed, the cities of Oxford and Manchester are linked with a direct train connection. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Manchester-Oxford train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Manchester Oxford

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Manchester-Oxford route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Manchester Oxford train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Manchester Oxford

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Oxford

  • Oxford

Cheap flights from Manchester to Oxford

Which airlines fly between Manchester and Oxford ?

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways carry out a direct flight from Manchester to the airport of Oxford, United Kingdom.
British Airways Manchester OxfordVirgin Atlantic Airways Manchester Oxford

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Carpool from Manchester to Oxford

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Oxford car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Oxford, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Manchester-Oxford rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel to Oxford.

When you book a ride between Manchester Oxford, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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