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Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Enjoy your journey from Southampton to Oxford when you travel with CrossCountry. With no need to worry about traffic, getting lost, or where to park the car, travelling by train is the easiest and most comfortable way to connect with the people and places you love.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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From shopping to culture, from history to nature, from attractions to restaurants - Oxford has you covered. You'll arrive directly into Oxford, so you can start exploring immediately. Stay for a day, a weekend, a week or more - you won't run out of things to do in Oxford no matter how long you're there.
Yes, there are direct trains from Southampton to Oxford on the CrossCountry network.
As you would expect from CrossCountry, our service from Southampton to Oxford has lots of amenities to enjoy. Take advantage of the at-seat service providing drinks and a selection of snacks, as well as plentiful seating choices and charge points (subject to availability). We have everything you need onboard to have a great train journey.
We provide free WiFi on all our trains from Southampton to Oxford. Whether you're travelling for business or pleasure, it's always better to stay connected with friends, family and even colleagues!
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.
You can reserve a seat for free on most CrossCountry services from Southampton to Oxford using our quick, easy and free ten minute reservation service. Reserve a seat by text message up to 10 minutes before travel if you hold Anytime or Off-Peak tickets. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.
Looking for cheap tickets from Southampton to Oxford? You're in luck! At CrossCountry, we're committed to connecting you to the people and places you love and giving you the best possible price is part of that. Check out our guide to finding cheap tickets and keep an eye on our special offers.
If you have a railcard, there's a good chance you can save up to 1/3 of your fare on trains from Southampton to Oxford. If you have any questions, check out our Railcards page for further details.
For full information about Oxford station, check out our station guide.
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