Getting to the Examination Schools

For delegates flying into the UK, the closest airports are London Heathrow (LHR) and Birmingham (BHX), which are about 1 hour from Oxford. The airports of London Gatwick (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Luton (LTN), and London Stansted (STN) are between 1.5 and 3 hours from Oxford.

Travelling from Heathrow Airport

You can travel from Heathrow airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

Travelling from Birmingham Airport

You can travel from Birmingham airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

  • Train – Cross Country train service provides a direct train to Oxford once an hour. It takes approximately 1 hour. Please use National Rail to book tickets and see journey times (recommended)

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Travelling from Gatwick

You can travel from Gatwick airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

Travelling from London City Airport

You can travel from London City Airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

  • Coach – Oxford Tube direct to Oxford (recommended)

  • Train – DLR (part of London Underground) to Marylebone or London Paddington for direct overground trains to Oxford. Use National Rail to book tickets and see journey times

  • Taxi – London Oxford Taxis

Travelling from Luton Airport

You can travel from London Luton Airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

 

Travelling from Stansted Airport

You can travel from Stansted Airport by coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

 

Travelling from London

You can travel from London to Oxford on either a coach, train or taxi. Our recommendations are as follows:

 

Travelling from elsewhere in the UK

We recommend using Oxford Train Station (not Oxford Parkway, which is on the outskirts of Oxford, not in the city centre) or Park-and-Ride services when travelling to Oxford. The Thornhill and Seacourt Park-and-Ride services stop just outside the Examination Schools (Queen's Lane stop). The nearest city centre car park is St Clements, 10 minutes' walk away. It is open 24 hours a day and charges apply throughout the year. If you require disabled car parking spaces please contact us directly.

 

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