Quick Exit

Getting Here

We would love to welcome you to Oxford. Our Pride Day includes the parade through the historic streets of our beautiful city and events in the city centre just a short walk from the railway station and bus stops.

Oxfordshire County and Oxford City Councils are working to reduce carbon emissions in the city, and we would urge you, if possible, to walk, cycle and use public transport to come to our events.

If you are looking for accommodation in Oxford please visit http://www.oxfordcity.co.uk/stay-in-oxford/

By Rail
by Rail

Oxford Train station is a 15 minute walk to the start of our parade and a 10 minute walk to our main stage in the Oxford Castle Quarter.

Great Western Railway operate a direct service between Oxford and London Paddington usually every 30 minutes with a journey time of approximately 58 minutes.

CrossCountry between Oxford and Birmingham New Street for the north of England departing usually every hour with a journey time of approximately 70 minutes.

Chiltern Railways operate a direct service between Oxford & London Marylebone via Bicester usually every 30 minutes with a journey time of approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

The Cotswold Line runs through Oxford to Hanborough, Finstock, Charlbury, Ascott-under-Wychwood and on to Worcester. The line to Leamington Spa services villages to the north such as Tackley and Lower Heyford as well as Banbury.

Visit the National Rail website to plan your journey to Oxford and Oxfordshire.

by Coach
by Coach

The Oxford Tube operate a 24 hour service departing London Victoria Coach Station every 10-15 minutes picking up at Notting Hill Gate, Marble Arch, Shepherd's Bush, Baker Street and Hillingdon.

Oxford Bus Company operate a near 24 hour service called The Airline departing London Heathrow usually every 30 minutes with a journey time of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and London Gatwick generally every 2 hours with a journey time of approximately 3 hours.

National Express also operate a frequent service to other major cities and airports from Oxford's Gloucester Green Coach Station.

by Local Bus
by Local Bus

All parts of Oxford, surrounding towns and villages are served by a good local bus service which are all operated by Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach or Thames Travel.

For more information:
Oxford Bus Company - 01865 785400
Stagecoach Oxfordshire - 01865 772250
Thames Travel - 01865 785400

by Bicycle
by Bicycle

If you are cycling to any of our events there are many cycle stands around the area. Check out these links for maps and advice on all things cycling.

https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20077/cycling/853/bicycle_routes_in_oxford

https://www.cyclox.org/index.php/2020/01/14/oxford-cycle-map/

https://www.cyclinguk.org/cycle/cycling-oxfordshire

Park & Ride

Oxford is situated roughly 60 miles from London, with easy access to the M25 motorway and the Midlands by the M40 motorway with junctions 8 & 9 approximately 10 minutes from the city centre. The Oxford Ring Road provides access to the South and West for the M4, via the A34. If possible, we recommend using one of the Park & Ride car parks managed and operated by Oxford City Council.

Oxford Parkway (North) This site is located at Oxford Parkway Station to the north of the city and can be accessed from the A40 (from Witney and Cheltenham), A4260 (from Kidlington), A34 (from Banbury, Bicester and Northampton) and the M40. It has 758 car parking spaces, postal code for sat nav devices is OX2 8HA. Bus 7, operated by Stagecoach, operates from early morning until late evening and takes you into the City Centre with a journey time of 15 minutes.

Please be aware that there are two separate car parks operating very close to each other at Oxford Parkway. The car park closest to the train station is managed by APCOA Parking on behalf of Chiltern Railways. Check signage in the car park you have parked in to confirm who is responsible for the car park and the payment options.

Pear Tree (North) 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. It has 1035 car parking spaces, postal code for sat nav devices is OX2 8JD. Bus 300, operated by Oxford Bus Company, operates from early morning until late evening and takes you directly into the City Centre with a journey time of 12 minutes.

Thornhill (East) Located off the A40 from Thame, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, London and the M40 to the east of the city, just before the ring road. It has 1355 car parking spaces, postal code for sat nav devices is OX3 8DP. Bus 400, operated by Oxford Bus Company, operates from early morning until the evening and takes you directly into the City Centre with a journey time of 15 minutes.

Redbridge (South) Located off the A34 from Abingdon, Didcot and Newbury. This site is located to the south of the city. It has 1412 car parking spaces, postal code for sat nav devices is OX1 4XG. Bus 300, operated by Oxford Bus Company, operates from early morning until late evening and takes you directly into the City Centre with a journey time of 10 minutes.

Seacourt (West) Located off the A420 from Swindon and Bath, to the west of the city on the Botley Road. It has 794 car parking spaces, Postal code for sat nav devices is OX2 0HP. Bus 400, operated by Oxford Bus Company, operates from early morning until late evening and takes you directly into the City Centre with a journey time of 10 minutes.

City Centre car park information can be found on the Oxford City Council website.