Getting to Oxford

Oxford is in the south of England

Oxford can be reached by bus or train in approximately 1.5 hours, or 1 hour on the railway from Central London. A train ride from Birmingham to Oxford takes 1 hour.

By Air

Oxford is located approximately 15 miles from London’s Heathrow International Airport, 13 miles from London’s Gatwick Airport, and 50 kilometers from Birmingham International. Airports near Oxford include London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Birmingham International.

A direct bus service from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Birmingham International Airport to Gloucester Green central bus station in Oxford runs hourly. You can obtain information on the availability and pricing of Oxford Bus-Heathrow-Gatwick-Birmingham buses. You may buy a ticket before boarding or just after getting off.

There is a direct service from Birmingham International to Oxford train station. The Trainline has the details you need to know about departure times and prices. You can purchase your ticket in advance or at Birmingham International station. The trip takes around 1 hour 30 minutes.

If you’re visiting Stansted or Luton airports, bear in mind that the bus ride might take up to 4 hours. The 737 bus connects Luton and Stansted airports. Information on schedules and prices for National Express may be found. When you get off the plane, you can purchase a ticket either on board or at the station’s ticket.

To your accommodation, you may take a taxi when you arrive in Oxford. There are taxi stands at both Gloucester Green bus station and the Oxford train station, which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

By train

You will arrive at London St Pancras station if you travel on Eurostar. You may go from London St Pancras to Paddington station by Underground and then a train to Oxford. Information about the time and price of the fast train to Oxford can be found at The Trainline.

After disembarking the train, you can take a taxi to your accommodation in Oxford. A taxi stand is available at Oxford railway station 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Alternatively, the London Underground takes you to Baker St. If you are in need of a bus or taxi, take the X90 to Oxford bus station, which is only a few minutes’ walk away. Your total travel time will be around 2.5 hours. After arriving in Oxford, you may take a taxi to your accommodation.

Arrival/Departure Transfer Service

The Lake School can meet you at any of these airports or at the Eurostar terminal and transport you directly to your accommodation in Oxford. To schedule this transportation, please provide us with all of your travel specifics.