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Oxford to Gatwick

From £23 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 12 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from Oxford to Gatwick Airport

Discover the simplest way of travelling to the airport with convenient coach travel from Oxford to Gatwick. With fares starting at just £23 one-way* you can enjoy a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, a generous luggage allowance, free Wi-Fi and more all the way to the airport.

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Oxford to Gatwick journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cheapest price From £23 *
Distance (approx) 136km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:30am/23:30pm

Our Oxford to Gatwick services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

210 coach towards Gatwick

Our 210 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Oxford (Sandhills)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (T5) Bus & Coach Station
  • Gatwick Airport (North)
  • Gatwick Airport (South)

LGW coach towards Gatwick

Please note: this service is run by a third-party operator and may not be a National Express coach

The LGW service travels up to 19 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Oxford (Thornhill Park & Ride)
  • High Wycombe Coachway
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Gatwick Airport (South)
  • Gatwick Airport (North)

Oxford to Gatwick route map

Departing from Oxford

Oxford Bus Station is based right in the heart of the city at Gloucester Green, a short walk if you're already enjoying time in the town centre.

The station is served by a taxi rank and several bus routes, making the start of your journey easy even if you're beginning from further afield.

Arriving at Gatwick Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

Gatwick Airport has a wide range of fantastic facilities to enjoy before your flight. From newsagents to restaurants, coffee shops and much more, there's something for everyone.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Oxford to Gatwick?

The first coach leaves from Oxford Bus Station at 1.30am, arriving at Gatwick North Terminal at 3.50am.

When is the last coach from Oxford to Gatwick?

The last coach leaves from Oxford Bus Station at 23.30pm, arriving at Gatwick North Terminal at 1.50 am.

How much is the coach from Oxford to Gatwick?

A one-way journey from Oxford to Gatwick is available from £23*.

How long does the coach take from Oxford to Gatwick?

Coach journeys from Oxford to Gatwick take on average 2 hrs 55 mins. However, our fastest journey takes just 2 hrs 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Oxford to Gatwick?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 8 March 2023 for travel between 8 March 2023 and 6 July 2023.

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