Save on Your Train Tickets to Oxford with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Oxford by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Journey to any of these stations when buying cheap train tickets to Oxford:


Oxford Parkway


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Oxford with SplitMyFare:

Oxford to Birmingham New Street

Standard Fare: £11.8

SplitMyFare: £9.91

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £1.89


Oxford to Newcastle

Standard Fare: £45.8

SplitMyFare: £40.22

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £5.58


Oxford to Aberdeen

Standard Fare: £171.5

SplitMyFare: £54.72

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £116.78



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"I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera.” William Butler Yeats


Why Visit Oxford by Rail?

Known as the “city of dreaming spires” and the home of oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford is famous not just with students but with millions of travellers from all over the world. No wonder so many actors, athletes, scientists, poets and politicians have lived or studied in this city, such as Stephen Hawking, Hugh Grant and even former U.S. president Bill Clinton. Oxford's colleges are built from archaic golden coloured stones and set within rustic streets that provide the city with a charm that its visitors will instantly find attractive.

Many railway stations offer journeys to Oxford, including Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham New Street and London Paddington, from which the journey will take about an hour.

Getting around Oxford is easy, especially between the city’s top tourist spots. Most people opt to walk within the city centre, or use the comprehensive bus system that will help you travel faster around at the city while still providing a high level of convenience.

Prepare to be amazed by the "finest street in England", as it was termed by American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne. As you get to the High Street, you will feel like you are in the setting of an old English film, with a twist of modern shops, restaurants, cafes and hotels. Shopaholic or not, few can resist buying a thing or two here. There are a couple of bus stops along the street whether you are heading to the Carfax Tower or the Magdalen Bridge. If you prefer walking, you can stop at various different colleges and attractions such as Brasenose College, All Souls College, Oriel College, Merton College and the University Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, as well as a lot more.

If you want to see more of Oxford's amazing architecture, then head to St Aldate’s to see Christ Church College. It is probably the most famous Oxford college, having been featured in movies such as The Golden Compass and Harry Potter. It also houses the Tom Tower, Tom Quad, Christ Church Cathedral and Christ Church Picture Gallery.

Want to get the best view of Oxford? Hop on the bus going to Westgate and you'll find the Oxford Castle. It is attached to St George's Tower wherein you can climb the 100 steps, learn the rich history of the castle and indulge in a majestic view of Oxford. Climbing the full set of steps is well worth the effort.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Oxford

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Oxford there are may ways to save money so you can explore Oxford. It may be that you’re getting a train to Oxford for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Oxford and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Oxford is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Oxford to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Oxford. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.