How to Travel from London to Oxford

University of Oxford is not the only landmark of Oxford, but this county town of Oxford Shire has also acquired fanatical eminence due to its industries, science based business technology and manufacturing of machinery. The various styles of buildings and their architecture have the tendency to steal the limelight and help the city to fortify itself among the best architectural cities in Europe. ‘The city of dreaming spires,’ is the term which was devised by a famous English poet Mathew Arnold for Oxford, which means harmonious architecture. The distance from the capital city of United Kingdom, London till Oxford is 58.8 miles, which is covered in 1 hour and 18 minutes by road. You can also use rest of the transport facilities except for air service, by keeping in mind your comfort zone. Due to less distance between the two cities air transport mean is not available.


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    Travel By Car

    If you are intending to travel all the way from London to Oxford by a car then two routes are available which will help you out. The ideal route uses M40 and A40 highway, which takes 1 hour and 18 minutes to cover 59.8 miles distance, while the other route which involves M40 highway covers 62.8 miles distance in the time of 1 hour and 20 minutes. Driving Directions from London to Oxford will endow you the accurate route.

    If due to some reason you do not have a car of your own, but wish to enjoy the glee of travelling by car then take assistance from few reliable car rental agencies cited as follow:

    Sixt Car Hire London Battersea-Vauxhall
    Car Hire Slough - National Car
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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    Travel By Bus

    Bus being one of the cheapest mean of travelling but also takes the most time in reaching the destination, however the rates are quite reasonable which is why few people prefer this transport mean. Most of the buses take at least 2 hours to cross the border of Oxford, but the bus service provided by the Stagecoach Oxfordshire operators takes total 1 hour and 9 minutes to cover the entire distance.  This fastest operating services leaves from Victoria Green Line Coach Station London and Arrives at Thornhill Park and Ride Stand C Oxford without making any stops. In order to avail the opportunity of using the speedy transport service or to plan out your own journey, take advantage form the online facility available at the sites mentioned beneath.

    Transport Direct Website
    National Express Website
    Mega Bus Website

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    Travel By Train

    If you are looking for a cheapest yet again fastest way to reach Oxford then make train your first priority. Within an hour you will find yourself in the premises of Oxfordshire’s county, Oxford. The First Great Western Operators without making any stops takes a minute less than an hour in covering the distance from London Paddington Train Station to Oxford Train station. Besides on the spot booking which is though available still not a reliable procedure, online booking is another ideal and perfect way of buying tickets by keeping in mind your planned entire route, along with the fare rates and the time you wish to travel. Links alluded as follow will explain you the procedure of booking:

    Transport Direct Website
    National Rail Website

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