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Arriving by bus

Direct bus services link central Oxford with Oxfordshire and central London. The Oxford Tube offers a 24/7 service. The journey typically takes about 100 minutes, potentially longer during rush hours.

Arriving by road

Access Oxford by car via the M40 and M4 + A34. From London, leave the M40 at Junction 8, and from Birmingham, exit at Junction 9. Parking in Oxford is limited; most visitors use the Park and Ride, which is well signposted from the Oxford Ring Road.

Arriving by train

Frequent direct services run from London Paddington and Birmingham New Street. Accessible lines include the Cotswold Line and the line to Leamington Spa. For detailed train services and timings, visit the National Rail website.

Arriving by air

London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are connected by Oxford Bus Company's Airline service. Stansted and Luton airports are served by the National Express 737 bus service. Birmingham Airport offers fast train services to Oxford. For more information, visit National Rail Enquiries. London Oxford Airport (OXF) is just 8 km from the city centre.