Oxford to Barnstaple by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 32m

Travelling from Oxford to Barnstaple by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Barnstaple take around 3 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 208 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Barnstaple.

Are there direct trains from Oxford to Barnstaple?

Journeys between Oxford and Barnstaple usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Oxford to Barnstaple every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

How long is the train journey from Oxford to Barnstaple?

The Oxford to Barnstaple train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Oxford to Barnstaple train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barnstaple is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 05:42 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 07:37, and the last at 00:07.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Oxford to Barnstaple train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Oxford to Barnstaple by train.

Which train companies operate between Oxford and Barnstaple?

More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Barnstaple, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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