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How to Find Us

Oxford is easily accessible by road and rail, and Oxford Castle & Prison is situated a short five minute walk away from the train and coach stations.

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  • Rail

    Oxford rail station has regular links to London (60 minutes) and all major UK cities. For information and timetables visit National Rail.

  • Road

    Oxford is connected to London, the M25 and the Midlands by the M40, and the Oxford ring road provides direct access to Southampton, Portsmouth and Bristol via the A34. For directions, visit the AA route finder or Google maps.

  • Coach

    Regular coach links run daily from central London (100 minutes), Heathrow (80 minutes) and Gatwick (120 minutes) airports.

    Oxford Tube
    Oxford Bus Company

    For coach links from other major UK cities please visit National Express.
    Compare all coach, flight and train options for getting to Oxford from major cities across the UK and outside the UK with GoEuro.

  • Parking

    Oxford has five Park & Ride car parks, with frequent bus links into the city centre. The closest Park & Ride are Seacourt and Redbridge, bus rides takes approximately 10 minutes and their frequency is up to 10 minutes. For more information please check the dedicated website.

    Car parks can be found at Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxpens, Worcester Street and Gloucester Green and are all a short walking distance from Oxford Castle & Prison.

    Coach parking is available at Redbridge Park and Ride. All long term coach parking has moved from Oxpens to Redbridge due to the Westgate development.

    For more details and a map of Oxford’s car parks, please visit the Oxford City Council website.