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.
We are a short 10 minute walk away from Oxford Train Station. Oxford rail station has regular links to London (60 minutes) and all major UK cities. For information and timetables visit National Rail.
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.
Travelling by electric car? Click here to see a map of charging points within the Oxford area.
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.
For groups and schools: a coach drop off point is located on Beaumont Street (westbound) – just outside the Playhouse (OX1 2LW). There is coach parking is available at Redbridge Park and Ride. For more details about coaches and a map of Oxford’s car parks and drop off points please visit the Oxford City Council website
Coach Permits for Oxford: a coach permit is required to access aeras of Oxford as such, a permit is needed to access prohibited area’s. For the latest information about these restrictions and how to obtain a permit please visit the Oxfordshire.gov.uk website
If you’re travelling by car, we highly recommend using one of Oxford’s five Park & Ride car parks to complete your journey. 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.