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Oxford Tube - runs all day, all night, all year

Travel between Oxford and London on one of our stylish Oxford Tube coaches. With Free 4G WiFi, USB power sockets, reclining seats, air conditioning and onboard toilet, you can travel to and from the capital in comfort. 

Coaches depart from Oxford city centre, St Clements, Headington, Thornhill park & ride and Lewknor and stop at central points in London at Hillingdon, Shepherd’s Bush, Notting Hill Gate, Marble Arch and Victoria, with easy connections to Underground stations. 

We offer a wide range of fares, so you can be flexible with your travel arrangements. Whether you’re in London for work, just the weekend or you travel occasionally, we have just the ticket! You can even combine your Oxford Tube and local travel on Stagecoach buses in Oxfordshire for exploring the local area.

Plan your journey

Oxford Tube coaches run every twelve and fifteen minutes between Oxford and London. Take a look at our Oxford Tube timetable for more information. You can also find out where the tube stops in Oxford and London and check for service updates.

How to buy your ticket 

You can buy our full range of tickets online or through our customer service telephone line on 01865 772 250. 

You can buy singles, returns, Tube 12 and 1 to 4 week tickets from:

  • the driver on the day of travel (cash  or contacless)
  • Gloucester Green bus station, Oxford – 6.30am - 5.45pm weekdays, 7am - 5.45pm weekends
  • Thornhill park and ride – 5.15am - 5pm weekdays, 7.30am - 5.30pm Saturdays, 7.30am - 3.30pm Sundays

You can also buy singles and returns from:

  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Green Line Travel ticket office

Oxford Tube tickets

You can choose from a range of Oxford Tube tickets between either Oxford or Hillingdon and London.

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 Tickets Oxford &
Hillingdon & London 
single - one way  √  √ 
 return - same day or next day √    √ 
 return - within 3 months  √ 
 nightrider – go after 15:00 and return before midnight the next day
 tube 12 – 12 singles to use within one year
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Combined tube and bus tickets

Oxford to London passes

Enjoy unlimited travel on the Oxford Tube and local Stagecoach buses in Oxford city and Oxfordshire with our Oxford to London passes. These are available for adult fares only.

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Tickets  Oxford & London   Hillingdon & London
 1 week  √ 
 2 weeks  √ 
 3 weeks  √ 
 4 weeks  √ 
13 weeks  √ 

Oxford Tube Connector 

Save money with our Tube Connector ticket and get your onward bus journey for free. You’ll only pay for your Oxford Tube fare. 

This ticket isn’t available on routes 50, 66 or X5 or between Oxford to Lewknor or Hillingdon to London.

Oxford to London 

Hop on any Stagecoach local bus in Oxfordshire, ask for a Tube Connector and transfer to the Oxford Tube to London. You will only pay the Oxford Tube fare. 

London to Oxford 

Ask the coach driver for a Tube Connector and transfer in Oxford to any local Stagecoach bus for a free return journey to your destination.

Discounted fares

Kids travel for free between Oxford and London

Up to two children aged 5-15 can travel for free on the Oxford Tube, between Oxford and London. Free travel for children is available:

  • every day apart from Saturdays
  • for children travelling with a fare-paying adult
  • for all ticket options – apart from Tube 12

For all other journeys, children between 5 and 15 pay the normal child fare. If a child looks older than 15, they may be asked for proof of their age. 

Children aged between 5 and 15 travel can travel for free between Oxford and London with a fare paying adult, Sunday to Friday (except those travelling on a Tube 12 ticket).  Child fares apply on Saturdays. 

Discounted travel for young people and students

We have a range of discounted tickets available for young people aged 16 to 26 or students for travel between Oxford and London.

Young people between 16 and 26 may be required to show photo ID as proof of age. Students of any age must show a valid NUS, ISIC or official university photo ID.

Concessionary fares

Reduced price Oxford Tube tickets are available for passengers aged 60 or over or who are disabled, for travel between Oxford and London. Proof of age or appropriate documentation may be required.

Passengers holding a concessionary bus pass can travel free on Oxford Tube between Hillingdon and London on:

  • Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays
  • during the week between 09:30 and 23:00

How much it will cost 

Choose when and where you want to travel and we'll tell you how much it costs and where you can travel.