London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are linked to Oxford by The Airline coach service, which operate a direct frequent service twenty-four hours a day. London Stansted airport is linked to Oxford by the National Express 757 coach, running every two hours. For information telephone 0870 574 7777. For information telephone 01865 785 400. A number of companies, including Oxicars and CCB cars, offer pre-bookable airport transfers.
A frequent direct service operates between Oxford and London Paddington (approximately every 30 minutes), and between Oxford and Birmingham New Street via Banbury. Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the South via Reading; and from the west changing at Didcot or Reading. For information contact National Rail enquiries (tel: 08457 48 49 50).
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 785 410). The Oxford Tube service includes Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd's Bush, and Hillingdon (tel: 01865 772 250). For information on coaches to other major cities and airports contact National Express (tel: 08705 808 080). Coaches arrive at Gloucester Green Coach Station which is about 10 minutes walk from St Benet's.
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.
Taxi ranks are located at Oxford Railway Station, Gloucester Green Coach Station and St Giles' in the city centre.
ABC Taxis, Tel: +44 (0)1865 770077
Tourist Information Centre
St Benet's Hall - 38 St Giles - Oxford - OX1 3LN
Enquiries 01865 280 556 - Students 01865 280 000 + extension number