How to get here

NO2018 OxfordOxford is home to one of the world’s most celebrated universities and known as ‘The city of dreaming spires’.  History and heritage surround you in Oxford with almost 1,000 buildings of architectural or historical interest within just one square mile.

Oxford is centrally located, with excellent motorway access

Oxford City Guide

Oxford Park and Ride information:

Google Maps

By air:

Three major airports within 90 minutes, London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Birmingham International, all well served by direct coach connections to Oxford.

We recommend the Oxford Bus Company which offers a direct service between Heathrow airport (80-90 minutes), Gatwick airport (2-2.5 hours) to Oxford.
Oxford Bus Company (

Alight the bus at Gloucester Green which is the main Oxford Bus station and a 10 minute walk from Keble College.

There is no direct train service between the airports and Oxford. Attendees will be required to travel into London and then catch a connecting train out to Oxford.

By coach and bus:

National Express
Oxford Tube
X90 Oxford Bus

Regular train and coach services to the City from all parts of the United Kingdom.

By train:

National Rail Enquiries

From London:
Regular trains run direct from London Paddington (journey approx. 55 minutes) or London Marylebone (journey approx. 1hr 15 minutes) to Oxford.

From Birmingham:
Regular trains run direct from Birmingham New Street (journey approx.. 1hr 10 minutes) or Birmingham International (which links to Birmingham International airport via mono rail. Journey time approx. 60 minutes) to Oxford.

From Edinburgh:
Trains run Edinburgh Waverley (journey approx. 5hrs 20 minutes / change at Wolverhampton) to Oxford.