Transport information for University of Oxford

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Train Websites

Great Western Railway

0345 700 0125

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Great Western Railway (GWR):

GWR operates high-speed services between Oxford station and major city destinations such as London Paddington, Bristol, Plymouth, and Bath.

They also provide direct services to other destinations in the South West and South Wales.

Chiltern Railways

0345 600 5165

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Chiltern Railways:

Chiltern operate services between Oxford station and destinations such as London Marylebone, Birmingham, Wycombe and Bicester.

For students residing in the heart of the city, cycling is a popular and eco-friendly option.

Oxford boasts a cycling-friendly environment, with dedicated lanes and pathways. Students will find a range of cycle hire and storage facilities available throughout the campus and the city. They can pedal their way to lectures or explore the charming streets of Oxford on two wheels, enjoying the fresh air and scenic views.

Bainton Bikes - Electric Bicycles can be found across Oxford City.

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Getting around Oxford is a breeze with well-connected transportation options.

Navigating Oxford is a breeze thanks to its well-connected and versatile transportation options. The Oxford City Centre Bus Station and Oxford Parkway are key transportation hubs, facilitating easy transfers between various routes. The Oxford railway station at Central Square is the main railway station, centrally located and provides easy access to the heart of the city.

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What train services go through Oxford?

The main train operators serving the city include Great Western Railway (GWR) and Chiltern Railways. These services provide convenient access to destinations such as London, Bristol, Birmingham, Plymouth and more. For specific routes and schedules, students can check with National Rail Enquiries or the respective train company's official website.

How does the University of Oxford promote sustainable transportation?

The University encourages people to walk and cycle around Oxford to reduce air pollution, carbon emissions and traffic congestion. It provides bicycle loans, cycle training and a bike repair service to make cycling easier for University staff. The University also operates a minibus service between Oxford and Begbroke Science Park, which is free of charge for University members and visitors.

How can I explore Oxford and nearby areas using buses?

Exploring Oxford and its neighboring areas using buses offers an accessible and efficient way to uncover the diverse attractions of the Oxford and beyond. Oxford boasts an extensive bus network, making it easy to reach popular destinations like the city center, and the vibrant neighborhoods. As a student at the University of Oxford, you can leverage student discounts and smartcards to keep your travel costs budget-friendly. Students can check with local bus operators or use journey planning apps for real-time bus schedules and routes.