Your Visit to Oxford

We hope that your visit to Oxford will be most enjoyable. Below is some information to help your journey go smoothly.

Please note that traffic restrictions in Oxford City Centre apply from 7.30am to 6.30pm. Oxford can be very busy, so please allow plenty of time to travel and use Park & Ride where possible if travelling by car.



Park & Ride

There are 5 Park & Ride bus services in the centre, all of which run from Oxford centre until around 11pm (note: for Water Eaton the city2 replaces the Park & Ride after 7pm).

The Park & Rides are clearly signposted as you enter the city. For further information please visit the Park & Ride website.

Bus and Coach Station

Oxford Playhouse is a two-minute walk from the city's main Bus and Coach Station, which is situated in Gloucester Green. The Bus Station hosts two companies with direct services to and from London Victoria as well as services to Heathrow, Gatwick and stations throughout the United Kingdom.

The following links may also be used for further bus and coach information:


Oxford Playhouse is a ten-minute walk from Oxford Railway Station. Oxford Station is on a direct line from London Paddington (1hr) and Birmingham New Street (1hr 20min) - connecting to stations nationwide. Oxford Parkway Station connects to Bicester Village (10 mins) or London Marylebone (1hr), with regular Park and Ride buses running to Oxford City Centre (25mins).

The following links may be used for further rail information: