Stratford to Oxford by Bus 11.50 GBP (70 mins)

National Express bus

It is possible to get between Oxford and Stratford Upon Avon on a standard local bus. Stagecoach operate a regular service between Oxford and Chipping Norton and then you can get another bus from Chipping Norton to Stratford, click on their site for more details. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Oxford see our guide to Oxford Bus Station.

National express also operate two direct buses a day which take 70 minutes to make the trip and cost 11.50 GBP return leaving Oxford at 16:00 and Stratford at 10:55. To check the latest times and prices of buses from Stratford Upon Avon to Oxford click the button below. Be warned they can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance:

Stratford to Oxford by Train 17 GBP (90 mins)

Oxford Railway station

There are direct trains from Stratford-Upon-Avon to Oxford and this is by far the easiest way to get between the two towns. Trains depart on a regular basis and the journey takes approximately 1.5 hours. Tickets cost from 8.50 GBP one way. To secure the best prices it is best to book online in advance rather than arrive at the station and get a ticket. It is also adviseable to check the price of 2 single tickets rather than a return as this is often cheaper. To check train times and prices use the button below:

Stratford to Oxford by Car 53 miles (65 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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