Travel & Tourist Information

Oxford and Oxfordshire are easily reached by road, rail and even waterways. Coming from out of the County, look to Great Western Railways

or Chiltern Railways for trains to Oxford, Bicester, Banbury and Didcot; or Stagecoach’s Oxford Tube and the Oxford Bus Company operate regular coach services to Oxford from London and Birmingham. The Oxford Bus Company also operate The Airline service connecting Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham airports to Oxford. The Oxford Minibus Company offers affordable luxury minibus hire including Airport transfers.

Oxford’s historic centre is small enough to explore on foot. The city is also has a good network of buses, including the City Sightseeing open-top bus linking many tourist destinations. Drivers are advised to use the Park & Ride service wherever possible. 

Oxfordshire's towns, villages and countryside are also great to explore by bike or foot. Take a look at our selection of Maps and Guidebooks to help plan your journey.

Travelling To & Around Oxfordshire

Oxford Visitor Information Centre

The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your first stop when arriving in Oxford to plan your visit in the city and around Oxfordshire.

The Team can assist you with:

  • Booking your ticket on an Official Guided Walking Tours, the best way to start your visit
  • Advice on what to see and do
  • Help with itinerary planning
  • Discounted tickets to attractions in the area
  • Tickets for local events
  • Accommodation bookings
  • Selecting gifts and souvenirs from the Gift shop
  • Bus tickets to London
  • Left Luggage

Please find information on where to park in Oxford here.

Opening details

July- August 2016
Open Monday - Saturday 9am – 5.30pm
Sunday 9.30am - 4pm

September- June 2016
Open Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday 10am - 4.00pm

NOTE: Opening times over Christmas and New Years might change.

Find the Oxford Visitor Information Centre

Tourist Information

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