Travel to Oxford by Air, Bus, Road and Train

Oxford Travel – Travel To and From Oxford:

How to Get to Oxford Follow Me on Pinterest Fast and frequent coach services provide a direct link between the centre of Oxford to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

For travel to Oxford from the centre of London, there are frequent bus services from Victoria Coach station and train services from London Paddington Station.

By Air:

From Oxford to Heathrow / Heathrow to Oxford

The Oxford Bus Company runs a regular 24-hour Airline Service (X70) from Oxford to Heathrow. Service frequency is every 20 minutes as follows:

  • direct to Terminal 5 (journey time approximtely 80 minutes).  From Stand 8 at Terminal 5, free local buses are available to Terminal 4.
  • then to Heathrow Central Bus Station for Terminals 1 and 3 or alternative connections to Terminal 4. (There is a free train transfer ‘Heathrow Connect’ between Heathrow Central and Terminal 4.)

From Oxford to Gatwick / Gatwick to Oxford

The Oxford Bus Company also runs an hourly service (X80) from Oxford to Gatwick’s North and South Terminals.

From London Stansted Airport to Oxford

Stansted Airport is linked to Oxford by the National Express 737 coach (see website: www.nationalexpress.com).

By Bus:

Fast and frequent coach services provide a direct link between the centre of Oxford and Central London 24-hours a day. The journey takes approx. 100 minutes – longer during rush hour.

From Oxford to London / London to Oxford

The Oxford Bus Company’s Oxford Express is a regular coach service from Oxford (Gloucester Green Bay 5) to London Victoria Coach station. The departure point for the bus to Oxford is from Victoria Station as well.  To find out departure times and fares, refer to their website: www.oxfordbus.co.uk/.

Oxford Tube is the other company that runs regular bus services from Oxford to London.  To find out about departure times and fares, refer to their website: www.oxfordtube.com/.

By Train:

First Great Western (www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk) operates a frequent direct train service between Oxford and London Paddington (approximately every 30 minutes).

By Road:

Parking in Oxford is limited, so day visitors should take advantage of the Park & Ride system. All five Park & Ride sites are clearly signposted from the Oxford Ring Road. They operate frequent bus services to the city centre 7 days a week (excluding Sunday at Water Eaton). The Pear Tree site serves evening visitors, with buses running until 23.15.   Parking at all five sites is free. All Park & Ride buses are equipped to take wheelchairs.
Contact: +44(0)1865 785400 for travel information
Monday – Friday 08.00 – 21.00
Saturday & Sunday 09.00 – 18.00 or visit www.oxfordbus.co.uk.

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