Directions to Univ’s main site, which is centrally located in Oxford on the High Street between the Magdalen Bridge and Carfax Tower (postcode is OX1 4BH), are detailed below.
For details of finding Oxford’s various colleges, halls, departments, libraries and museums please visit the University of Oxford’s interactive map.
Getting to Oxford
A direct service operates between London Paddington and Oxford Station (approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of around one hour). Univ is approximately one mile from the station, a short, straightforward walk, although taxis are also available at the station.
London Marylebone to Oxford Parkway trains run twice hourly through the day also with a journey time of around one hour. Please note that Oxford Parkway is located to the north of the city centre, necessitating either a taxi or bus journey of around 20-30 minutes to Univ.
Trains also run between Birmingham New Street and Oxford. Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the South via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading.
Details of train times and online ticket purchase can be found at thetrainline.com
For the latest information about service levels across the National Rail network, follow @nationalrailenq on Twitter.
London and Oxford are connected by the Oxford Tube coach service. Stops in London include Victoria, Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd’s Bush, and Hillingdon. In Oxford the coach stops on the High Street almost outside of Univ and continues on to Oxford’s Gloucester Green. Journey times vary with time of travel, but in general take 90 minutes to 2 hours from central London to Oxford. Full details and timetable at oxfordtube.com
For information on coaches to or from other major cities see nationalexpress.com
Many Oxford streets are 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). Details at oxfordshire.gov.uk
From London Airports
London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are linked to Oxford by The Airline 24-hour coach service, and by train; details of train times and online ticket purchase at thetrainline.com
London Stansted airport is linked to Oxford by the National Express coach service; see nationalexpress.com for details and tickets.