Getting to Oxford

Oxford is centrally located in the UK within a 90-minute road journey of airports at Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham International. The M40 and A34 ensure easy road access and there are regular coach and rail connections with the rest of the country.

By road

There are park-and-ride car parks on all the major approaches to the outskirts of Oxford. Alternatively, follow the signs for the city centre where you will find several car parks close to the centre of Oxford.

By train

There are around two trains an hour to Oxford from London Paddington and the journey takes one hour. There is an hourly service from Manchester (three hours) and Birmingham (one hour) and regular services linking the south coast and the north east (Edinburgh six hours 30 minutes).

By air

Excellent and frequent coach services link Oxford with airports at Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Birmingham International and Luton. The service to Heathrow runs every 30 minutes and to Gatwick every hour. See details here.

By bus

Excellent coach services to and from London are provided by the X90 and Oxford Tube. They run throughout the day and night and every10-15 minutes during the day. Journey times are typically one hour and 40 minutes, depending on traffic.

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