Cardiff to Oxford by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cardiff to Oxford by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Oxford take around 1 hour and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 135 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Oxford.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Oxford?
Journeys between Cardiff and Oxford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Cardiff to Oxford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Oxford?
The Cardiff to Oxford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Oxford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Oxford is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:11.
What's the Cardiff to Oxford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Oxford are $20.66.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $25 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff to Oxford 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 Cardiff to Oxford by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Oxford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Oxford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Oxford to Cardiff by train