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The nearest railway station is Oxford (10 minutes walk) with frequent services from various places including: Banbury; Birmingham New Street; Didcot; London Marylebone; London Paddington; Reading; Southampton Central; and Worcester Shrub Hill.

Express coach services also run from Victoria and other points in London to central Oxford, on Route X90 and "Oxford Tube". Stay on the coach all the way to Gloucester Green, it's just across the road from The Four Candles, which you can see out of the right-hand side of the coach just as it turns into Chain Alley/Gloucester Green.

There are Park-and-Ride car parks at points around the Oxford Ring Road, served by buses along main roads into the centre, on routes 300 (Redbridge - City Centre / Pear Tree - City Centre), 400 (Seacourt - City Centre - Thornhill) and Route 500 (Water Eaton - City Centre). The nearest stops are:

  • A5 on George Street (Route 500 inwards from Water Eaton), which is almost outside the front door
  • B1 on George Street (Route 500 outwards to Water Eaton), which is right opposite
  • C2 on Magdalen Street (Route 300 outwards to Pear Tree)
  • D1 on New Road (Route 400 inwards from Seacourt, outwards to Thornhill)
  • E1 on Castle Street (Route 300 inwards from Redbridge)
  • E4 (known as County Hall) on New Road (Route 400 inwards from Thornhill, outwards to Seacourt)
  • H2 on St Aldate's (Route 300 outwards to Redbridge)
  • M1 on Castle Street (Route 400 inwards from Seacourt, outwards to Thornhill)
  • T1 on Magdalen Street East (Route 300 inwards from Pear Tree)

Stop B1 is also served by buses from Oxford railway station: routes 14/14A, 17/17A/17C from stop R4, and route 500 from stop R1.


On Sundays there is free car-parking in some streets about 1 mile from the centre, and for few pounds, a little further in. You may need to hunt for a space. Car-parking in town is almost prohibitive for any significant length of time.