Travel

By Car

We strongly advise you not to come by car unless absolutely necessary, since parking is very restricted in the city and on the campus. If you wish to come by car, we recommend you use the Park & Ride bus services. The park and ride car parks are clearly signposted as you approach the city and the service is frequent all day and through the evening. Although not recommended, if you want to find out about availability and prices for paid car parks near the venue visit https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/ and search using the postcode OX3 7XQ.

There are parking spaces available at the venue for Blue Badge holders. Please contact us before the close of registration on 23rd November 2018.

From the south – take the M40, leave at junction 8 and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road.

From the north – take the M40, leave at junction 8a and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road.

If you are coming to Oxford via another route we recommend taking the ring road to the Headington Roundabout and following the signs to the city centre along the London Road.

Continue along London Road, past the Headington shops. Go straight on at the traffic lights with the White Horse public house on the right and then at the next set of traffic lights turn left. Headington Campus is on the right.

If you are using satellite navigation to find this campus the post code required is OX3 0BP.

 

By train

There are direct train services to Oxford from many UK towns and cities, many at least hourly and sometimes half-hourly. For other places, there is usually a simple change en route at Birmingham or Reading, or in London. For details of train services and timetable information, please visit the national rail enquiries website or telephone: 08457 484950

Trains for Oxford from London depart from Paddington Station, and are run by First Great Western Link. During the daytime the trains depart from Paddington approximately every 15 minutes, and depart approximately every 30 minutes during the late evening. The journey time is about one hour.

 

Coach services

There are two inter-city direct motorway coach services from London, both running as often as every 10-15 minutes most of the day, every 20-30 minutes late evenings and hourly right through the night. Travel time 70-110 minutes depending on traffic. Pay the driver – you don’t have to book ahead.

Both drop you off right outside Oxford Brookes Headington Campus as well as in Oxford city centre. For more information on either service please visit:

Oxford Bus Company: X90 Service

Oxford Tube

Coaches from the airport and London stop near Oxford Brookes Headington campus on London Road. If you have lots of luggage with you and need a taxi to your accommodation, stay on the coach until the last stop, which is Gloucester Green coach station in the centre of Oxford. It is much easier to find a taxi from there.

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