Liverpool to Oxford by Bus 28 GBP (330 mins)

Norton street to Gloucester Green by Bus

National Express bus

National Express run seven buses a day from Liverpool Coach station (Norton Street) to Oxford, but only two of them are direct. These take five and a half hours and costs as little as 28 GBP for an economy return ticket booked in advance. The bus (Number NX304) leaves from Liverpool bus station on Norton Street, and arrives in Oxford at Gloucester Green bus station.
There are other non direct routes that go through Birmingham and Milton Keynes but these can add another hour onto the journey time.
If you are arriving or departing from Oxford by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Gloucester Green, the central bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Oxford City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Oxford see our guide to Oxford Bus Station.

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Liverpool to Oxford by Train 52 GBP(180 mins)

Oxford Railway station

The fastest way to get from Liverpool to Oxford is by train but this is normally more expensive than the bus. From Liverpool Lime Street train Station there are plenty of direct trains to Oxford. They depart every 30 minutes throughout the day and late into the night. The journey takes approximately 3 hours and costs approx 52 GBP for an off peak return. The train departs from Liverpool Lime Street and arrives at Oxford train station.
If you are arriving or departing from Oxford by train, you will be using Oxford Train station in Park End Street. Oxford Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains in Oxfordshire see our guide to Oxford Train Station.

It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return. To check prices and times for trains between Oxford and Liverpool click on the button below.

Liverpool to Oxford by Car 175 miles(185 mins)

Car parking

If you are travelling to Oxford by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Oxford Park and Ride facilities (free parking) located North, South, East and West of the city centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to the Oxford Park and Ride. If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located within the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Oxford. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Oxford there are several places to pick up a car. See our guide to renting a car in Oxford .

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The Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport
(Tue 28th Aug, 2018)

This year all the vehicle shows will be held across the August Bank Holiday weekend creating the ultimate 'Festival of Transport'

St Giles Fair at St Giles
(Sun 02nd Sep, 2018)

The fair comes to St Giles for two days, lots of stalls and fair ground rides.

Oxford Open Doors
(Mon 10th Sep, 2018)

Oxford opens its doors for free! Over 150 venues and events for visitors including colleges and museums.