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Preston to Oxford by train
Fastest journey2hr 54m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time4hr 8m
Travelling from Preston to Oxford by train
Fast trains from Preston to Oxford take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 243 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Oxford.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Oxford?
Journeys between Preston and Oxford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Preston to Oxford 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 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Oxford?
The Preston to Oxford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Oxford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Oxford is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Preston to Oxford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Oxford are $31.05.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $41 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $49. 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 Preston 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 Preston to Oxford by train.
Which train companies operate between Preston and Oxford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Oxford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Chiltern Railways
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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