Travel to Oxford

Travelling from London by coach

From London Heathrow:

airline buses run from the Central Bus Station and from Terminal 5. Departures every half an hour. 
Journey time: Approx. 90 minutes.

From London Gatwick:

airline buses run from North and South Terminals. Departures every hour. 
Journey time: Approx. 2-2.5 hours.

From Central London:

Oxford Tube
Buses run from: Victoria (Grosvenor Gardens), Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd’s Bush and Hillingdon Frequent departures. Journey time: Approx. 100 minutes.

Oxford Bus Company X90 
Buses run from: Victoria Coach Station, Marble Arch, Marylebone Road (in front of a Library) and Hillingdon. 
Frequent departures. Journey time: Approx. 90-100 minutes.

Travelling from London by train

Trains run from Paddington Station.  Journey time: Approx. 1 hour.
More information is available on the National Rail website.     

On arrival in Oxford

Taxis from Oxford train or coach station to the conference venue or to St Anne’s college take approximately 5-10 minutes. Cost: £6-7.

Conference venue

Maison Française d’Oxford
2-10 Norham Gardens
Oxford OX2 6SE

Tel: +44 (0)1865 274220
Fax: +44 (0)1865 274225

Conference accommodation

St Anne’s College
Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6HS

Tel: +44 (0)1865 274800
Fax: +44 (0)1865 274899

Travelling by car

Please note there is no parking available at the conference venue or St Anne’s college and there is limited on-street, metered parking in the area.  There are five park-and-rides available on the outskirts of Oxford all of which are clearly sign-posted, linked to the centre of the city by regular bus services, and open 24 hours per day (bus services run between 6am and 11pm).  Conference delegates are advised to use the park-and-ride facilities at Pear Tree (postcode OX2 8JD).  Located to the north of the city, this site can be accessed from the A40 (from Witney and Cheltenham), A4260 (from Kidlington), A34 (from Banbury, Bicester and Northampton) and the M40.