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Radcliffe Square, Oxford

Coach travel from Birmingham to Oxford

From £9 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 6 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 Birmingham to Oxford in 1 hour 30 mins (fastest journey)

The perfect service for a great day-trip away and a chance to explore a classically English City. Oxford offers fantastic shopping, beautiful views and plenty of history and culture.

In just 1 hour and 30 mins, you can be right in the heart of Oxford. So if you'd like to book tickets, use the blue journey planner above and start getting excited about your adventure in this amazing city.

Birmingham to Oxford journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 30 mins
Cheapest price From £9 *
Distance (approx) 118km
No. of stops 0 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0.30am/16.00pm

Our Birmingham to Oxford services and stops

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

160 coach towards Bournemouth

Our 160 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Oxford Bus Station

210 coach towards Gatwick Airport

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Warwick Parkway
  • Oxford Bus Station

Birmingham to Oxford route map

Departing from Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth and is easily accessed by many routes from around the West Midlands. New Street and Moor Street Rail Stations are just a 10-minute walk away and there are several local bus routes that can drop you right outside the door, should you be travelling from further afield.

On-site, you'll find refreshment areas, toilet facilities and more to prepare you for the journey ahead.

Please take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities for more information.

Arriving at Oxford Bus Station

Oxford Bus Station is conveniently located in the city centre, just across from one of the main high streets, George St. The bus station includes a coffee shop, newsagents and more if you'd like to finish your journey with a little more comfort.

Find out more on our Oxford Bus Station page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Oxford?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 0.30am, arriving at Oxford Bus Station at 2.00am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Oxford?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 16.00pm, arriving at Oxford Bus Station at 17.50pm.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Oxford?

A one-way journey from Birmingham to Oxford is available from £9*.

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Oxford?

Coach journeys from Birmingham to Oxford take on average 1 hr 50 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 1 hrs 30 mins.

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

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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