QBI 2020 Travel Information2019-08-29T22:54:01+00:00

Travel Information

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Car and Motorcycle Travel

The Mathematical Institute does not offer any car parking facilities. We do not recommend travel by car.

Car parking is available in the Park and Ride system: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/parkandride

Overnight parking in is expensive and congested. Information about parking in Oxford is available on the City Council website: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/parking

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Train Travel

The Oxford [OXF] railway station lies to the west of the city centre and is a 20 minute walk or taxi ride to the venue. The new Oxford Parkway [OXP] railway station is located to the North of Oxford, and is a short bus or taxi ride to the venue.

For train times visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Air Travel

For delegates arriving from Heathrow or Gatwick Airports there are frequent and reliable coach services run by the Oxford Bus Company, terminating at Gloucester Green coach station. Average journey time from Heathrow is 1hr 10mins, and average journey time from Gatwick is 2 hours 10 minutes. Be aware, these times can go up if there are traffic problems. For more information about coach service from Heathrow and Gatwick airports, visit: http://www.oxfordbus.co.uk

For delegates arriving from London Stansted or Luton Airports, there are less frequent coach and rail connections with Oxford. See the National Express Airports web site for more information: http://www.nationalexpress.com/destinations/airports.cfm

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Coach Travel

London to Oxford: There are frequent non-stop motorway express services which provide a substantially cheaper alternative to rail. Tickets can be purchased on the coach itself or through their app. Services run from London (Marble Arch, Victoria Coach Station and Grosvenor Gardens) to Gloucester Green. The journey is approximately 1hour and 40 minutes.

X90 http://www.oxfordbus.co.uk

Oxford Tube http://www.oxfordtube.com/

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Travel within Oxford

Taxi ranks are located at the Oxford Train Station and Gloucester Green. Minimum fares are usually £5.

Radio Taxis (Oxford): +44 (0) 1865 242424

Oxford City Taxis: +44 (0) 1865 959595

Royal Cars: +44 (0) 1865 777333

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Bus services within Oxford are provided by three main providers. Be aware, tickets bought from one company may not be accepted on another provider:

Oxford Bus Company http://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/
Stagecoach http://www.stagecoachbus.com/
Arriva https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/