Oxford Brookes University Distance From London

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Oxford is about 80 kilometres from London (Heathrow) airport and further from Gatwick, Luton and Stansted airports, the sea ports and central London. These directions will help you make your own way to Oxford.

If you are arriving on Saturday 17 or Sunday 18 September, you may be able to use our Meet and Greet service to help you get to Oxford.
The Airline coach runs from Central Bus station and Terminal 5. If you arrive at terminal 2, 3 or 4, go to the Central Bus station stop. You can walk to the Central Bus station from terminal 2 and 3. From terminal 4, walk to the train station as there is a free train which runs to the Central Bus station.
From terminal 5, walk to the bus stop outside the terminal building. Detailed instructions how to get from each terminal to the bus stop (PDF)

It runs every 30 mins from about 6.00am until 11pm, and every two hours through the night. It takes between 70 to 90 minutes to reach Oxford. You can buy your tickets online before you travel or with cash from the bus driver. The bus stops outside the University, but if you are travelling with your luggage, you may prefer to get off at the last stop in Oxford called Gloucester Green and take a ‘black cab’ taxi to your accommodation. There is a taxi rank is next to the Odeon Cinema. If you are unsure ask the coach driver.

If you want to travel into London before coming to Oxford, there are 2 ways to get from Heathrow to London.
– Heathrow Express train. Runs every 15 minutes and takes 15 minutes to get directly to London Paddington. Walk from your terminal to the train station. You can get tickets online before you travel or at the train station.
-underground tube. Runs every 10 minutes and takes an hour. Heathrow is on the Piccadilly line. Walk from you terminal to the underground station. You can buy your ticket at the station and you are allowed to change tubes so you can get off at any station on the tube line.

The Airline coach runs from both South and North Terminal coach stations. It runs every 60 mins from about 7am to 11pm, and every two hours through the night. It takes about 2 – 2.5 hours to reach Oxford, depending on traffic. The buses leave from outside the terminal buildings.
You can buy your tickets online before you travel or with cash from the bus driver. The bus stops outside the University, but if you are travelling with your luggage, you may prefer to get off at the last stop in Oxford called Gloucester Green and take a ‘black cab’ taxi to your accommodation. There is a taxi rank is next to the Odeon Cinema. If you are unsure ask the coach driver.

The National express JL737 coach runs directly from Luton airport to Oxford approximately every two hours. The bus leaves from just outside the terminal building and stops outside the University and in Oxford city centre. If you are travelling with your luggage, you may prefer to get off at the last stop in Oxford called Gloucester Green and take a ‘black cab’ taxi to your accommodation. There is a taxi rank is next to the Odeon Cinema. If you are unsure ask the coach driver.
Pre-booking is highly recommended though you can buy a ticket in cash from the driver if there is space. The journey takes approximately two hours from Luton depending on traffic.

The National express JL737 coach runs direct from Stansted airport to Oxford approximately every two hours. Pre-booking is highly recommended. The bus leaves from just outside the terminal building and stops outside the University and in Oxford city centre. If you are travelling with your luggage, you may prefer to get off at the last stop in Oxford called Gloucester Green and take a ‘black cab’ taxi to your accommodation. There is a taxi rank is next to the Odeon Cinema. If you are unsure ask the coach driver.
Pre-booking is highly recommended though you can buy a ticket in cash from the driver if there is space. The journey takes approximately two hours from Luton and 3-4 hours from Stansted depending on traffic.

The Airline coach runs from outside the terminal building to Oxford city centre. It runs every 2-3 hours throughout the day. It takes about 2 hours to reach Oxford, depending on traffic.
You can buy your tickets online before you travel or with cash from the bus driver. The bus stop in Oxford is called Gloucester Green and you can take a ‘black cab’ taxi or bus to your accommodation. There is a taxi rank is next to the Odeon Cinema. If you are unsure ask the coach driver.

Virgin trains run from Birmingham international train station every 30 mins from about 7am to 11pm, and every two hours through the night. Travel time is about one hour. There is a free bus called Air-Link which takes you from outside the airport terminal to the train station.

A taxi rank is located at the front of the main entrance to Oxford station. If you are unsure ask a member of National Rail staff.

Virgin trains run from Southampton airport parkway station every 60 mins from about 7.00am to 11.00pm, and every two hours through the night. Travel time is about one hour and ten minutes. You can walk from the airport to the train station.
A taxi rank is located at the front of the main entrance to Oxford station. If you are unsure ask a member of National Rail staff.