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Travel

From within the UK, Oxford can be reached easily via train or coach.

From abroad, Oxford is in convenient distance to the following airports:

Birmingham International
Direct, hourly train link from the airport to Oxford; 1-hour journey. About £32 for an advance return ticket.
Coach services to Oxford’s coach station (Gloucester Green) are also available; 90-minute journey. Return tickets from £27.

Southampton Airport
Direct, hourly train link from the airport to Oxford; 1-hour journey. About £34 for an advance return ticket.

Heathrow Airport
Frequent coach service from terminal 5 and the central bus station; 90-minute journey. In Oxford, leave the coach at Queens Lane, High Street. £29 for a return ticket.

Gatwick Airport
Frequent coach service from North and South terminals; 2.5-hour journey. In Oxford, leave the coach at Queens Lane, High Street. £37 for a return ticket.
There is also a train connection via Reading; 2-hour journey. Return tickets from £25.

 

From France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and western areas of Germany, it is also worth checking the Eurostar to London St Pancras. From there, take the X90 coach from the Baker Street coach stop (10-minute walk); 90-minute journey. In Oxford, leave the coach at Queens Lane, High Street. From £16 return.

 

Merton College is only a 15-minute walk from the train station; from the coach stop on High Street (Queens Lane), it is 5 minutes away.
For Merton’s location within Oxford, see this map.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch should you have any queries about arranging your transport to Oxford: performingmedievaltext@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk