Travel Information 

Travelling from Heathrow/London

There is no direct train service from Heathrow to Oxford so the easiest and cheapest way to get to Oxford from Heathrow airport by bus takes between 80 and 100 minutes and at time of writing cost GB£26. There are two bus companies operating the route National Express and "The Airline" run by Oxford Bus Company . The buses run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and at peak times every 30 minutes. They stop at Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 (at the Central bus station bay 14a) and also on the ground floor at Terminal 5 (Bay 9). The buses do NOT stop at Terminal 4.

If you are arriving at Heathrow Terminal 4 you need to take the underground Heathrow Express train (free service between terminals) or the overground shuttle bus to the other terminals to catch the bus.

If you wish to travel by train, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington, then take a train from Paddington to Oxford: One way train tickets on the Heathrow Express from Heathrow to Paddington costs GB£25 depending on time of day. London underground can also be used which is cheaper but slower. Trains from Paddington to Oxford are operated by First Great Western and costs approx GB£26 return depending on time of day.

Oxford Taxis

  • ABC Taxis, Oxford - Tel: 01865 770 077
  • 001 Taxis, Oxford - Tel: 01865 240 000
  • Royal Cars, Oxford - Tel: 01865 777 333

Oxford Bus Routes (from Garsington Road) Oxford Bus Route Map

  • No. 20 & 89 bus (Stagecoach) - Rose Hill, Oxford > Cowley Centre/Unipart House
  • No. 101 bus (Go Ride) - Oxford > Cowley > Garsington > Watlington
  • No. 103 & 104 bus (Heyfordian) - Oxford > Horspath > Wheatley
  • No. T1 bus (Thames Travel) - Oxford > Cowley > Garsington > Watlington  

Oxford Bus Routes (from Cowley)

  • No. 10 bus - Carfax Tower, Oxford > Between Towns Road, Cowley
  • No. 10 bus - Rail Station, Oxford > The Swan, Cowley,

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