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Radcliffe Camera




Christ Church Meadow




Bridge of Sighs

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Getting to Oxford



From Heathrow (0870 000 0123) and Gatwick (0870 000 2468) take the airline coach.  From Stansted (0870 000 0303) take the National Express 757 coach, which runs every two hours. For information telephone 08705 747777. Get off at Gloucester Green coach terminus in central Oxford.



Frequent 24-hour direct services connect Oxford with London (peak times every 10-20 minutes). The Oxford Espress service includes Victoria Coach Station, Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Baker Street/Gloucester Place and Hillingdon.(tel: 01865 785410). The Oxford Tube service includes Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd's Bush, and Hillingdon (tel: 01865 772250). For information on coaches to other major cities and airports contact National Express (tel: 08705 808080). Coaches arrive at Gloucester Green Coach Station.



A frequent direct service operates between Oxford and London Paddington (approximately every 30 minutes), and between Oxford and Birmingham New Street via Banbury and Coventry. Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the South via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading. For information ring tel: 08457 484950.

National rail information



London-Oxford: A40/M40/A40;
Birmingham-Oxford: M40/A34;
Bristol-Oxford: M32/M4/A34



Many Oxford streets are now closed to traffic and parking is severely limited. Visitors are encouraged to use the Park and Ride bus services which operate between the city centre and parking areas on the outskirts at Pear Tree, Woodstock Road (north); Water Eaton (north); Seacourt, Botley Road (west); Redbridge, Abingdon Road (south); and Thornhill, London Road (east). See the Oxford Bus Company website for details.

Car parks are available in the city centre.


Finding your way around Oxford



Map of Central Oxford (1)

Map of Central Oxford (2)

Daily Info Maps of Oxford




Oxford Bus Company



001 Taxis: 01865 240000

24seven Taxis: 01865 423465

ABC Taxis: 01865 775577 / 770077 / 770681

Ace Cars: 01865 420000

City Taxis: 01865 201201

Euro Taxis: 01865 430430 / 430431


Tourist Information Centre

15-16 Broad Street, Tel: +44 (0) 1865 252200
Open: Mon-Sat 0930-1700; Sun 1000-1530, email

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