Travel to Oxford

From Heathrow and Gatwick airports
For those arriving at either Heathrow or Gatwick airports, the quickest and easiest way to get
to Oxford is by coach. The X70 (Heathrow/Oxford) and the X80 (Gatwick/Oxford) provide a
through service from each of the airports, direct to Oxford.
The times of the coaches are:
X70: – from the Central bus station (bay 14a): 0150, 0350, 0550, 0630, 0700, 0730, 0810,
0840, 0910 – thereafter every 30 minutes until 1910, 1940, 2000 and then on the hour and half
hour until 2400.
X70: from Terminal 4, (bay 15): 0610, 0640, 0710, 0750, 0820, 0850 and then every 30
minutes until 1850, 1920, 1940, 2010, 2040, and then 2110, 2140 2210, 2240 and 2310.
X80: Gatwick South (upper forecourt):0100, 0300, 0500, 0710 and then every hour until
      Gatwick North (bay 4): 0105, 0305, 0505, 0705 and then every hour until 2320
We suggest that you purchase a return ticket.
Prices – Heathrow/Oxford return = £20.00
Gatwick/Oxford return = £28.00
Once you reach Oxford, please alight at the last bus stop: Gloucester Green. You may take the
bus from the Bus Station to your place of residence, or, if you wish, you can pick up a taxi.
For more information about travel and Bus service to London airports, please contact: The
Oxford Bus Company

From London
By train: There are at least two trains an hour from Paddington – one at 22 or 52 minutes
past each hour. Please check the departure board at the station for the platform.
NB there are fast trains – Paddington to Oxford, stopping at Slough, Reading
and Oxford – time approx. one hour. There are slow trains which stop at more
or less every station, time approx. 1hour 40 mins. For more information about
the bus timetables, please open the website: or Tel: 08457-484950
By coach: Oxford Express from Victoria Coach Station every 20 minutes during the day
Oxford Tube from Grosvenor Gardens (opposite Victoria Railway station),
every 12 minutes during the day. For more information about the bus timetables,
please open the website: or Tel:
++0044-1865-785400 or 0871-2002233
By car There is no CAR PARKING at any College. There are Park & Ride car parks at
each axis into the City Centre. The organizers take no responsibility for the
safety of cars.
Hackney Cabs can be hailed in the street, or picked up at one of the taxi ranks at St. Giles,
Gloucester Green, or the Railway Station Minicabs are not allowed to pick up passengers who
hail them on the street. You need to phone to arrange for them to send a vehicle for you.

  • 001 Taxi, 108 St Aldates, Oxford. 01865-240000
  • 24 Seven Taxis, 6 Cowley Road, Oxford. 01865-722799
  • City Taxis, 152a Cowley Road, Oxford. 01865-794000
  • Euro Taxis, 84 Cowley Road, Oxford. 01865-430430
  • Radio Taxis, 1a Warwick Street, Oxford. 01865-242424
  • Royal Cars, 445 Cowley Road, Oxford. 01865-777333

Accommodation in Oxford

Please note that ARAM does not undertake to arrange accommodation for you. The following information will enable you to book whatever seems suitable for your needs, and we strongly recommend that you book very well in advance. Please open the website: to find more information about accommodation in Oxford.

In order to assist you further to find a suitable accommodation in Oxford. Please click on the link below for a list of hotels, their contact details and prices

Accommodation in Oxford

Food & Drink


In terms of eating, Oxford has a wide range of good restaurants and cafés within easy reach of the conference location. £15-£20 per day will easily cover the expenses of your lunch and dinner. Please click on the link below to find out about the cafes and restaurants that we recommend

Food & Drink

Visiting Oxford


The official website for visitor information on Oxford and the surrounding area:

Tourist Information Centre: 15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1. Tel: ++44-1865-252200. Email: [email protected]

Click on the link below to download a detailed map of Oxford

Map of Oxford