This website: Oxford provides a detailed assortment of information on Oxford.

Getting to Oxford:

By Air: arriving at Heathrow or Gatwick, take the Airport Bus (X70), which leaves for Oxford every 30 minutes and costs about 10 pounds.

By Rail: there is a frequent direct service from London Paddington and from Birmingham New Street. For further information telephone the Passenger Train Information Service at Oxford Railway Station: (+44 (0) 1685 722333) or check this website: For booking train tickets, visit

By Bus: there is a direct service by the Oxford Express from London, Victoria Coach Station. The Oxford Tube Company runs a service from Victoria and Marble Arch. There are National Express services from most major cities, arriving at Gloucester Green Coach Station. Journey time from central London is about 1 hour 15 minutes. The cost is about 10.

By Car; take the M40 or A40 from London; the M40 or A34 from Birmingham; the A420 from Swindon and Bath; and the A40 from Cheltenham.

Parking in Oxford is very difficult and to be avoided if at all possible. There are four 'Park and Ride' services (see the Oxford Bus Company website) on the city outskirts at Pear Tree, Woodstock Road (north); Seacourt, Botley Road (west); Redbridge, Abingdon Road (south); and Thornhill, London Road (east). A parking cost is levied at these car parks.

Local Taxis: Radio Taxis, Tel: +44 (0)1865 249743 or 242424 ABC Taxis, Tel: +44 (0)1865 770077

For maps of Oxford City, please check this website:

Maps of Oxford

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