Park & Ride Services
Park & Ride is the easiest way to get into Oxford with journey times into the City Centre every 10-15 minutes during peak times.
Simply park your car, make a single payment and catch the bus into the City Centre and kids go free!*
There are five Park & Ride sites located around Oxfordshire with some sites equipped with EV charge points for electric car drivers (please check the Park & Ride website to confirm whether this service is available at the facility you are using).
Oxford Parkway (formerly Water Eaton)
Travelling by bus
Whether you’re travelling from nearby or further afield, there are a variety of buses that travel to the City Centre from in and around Oxfordshire.
Buses in Oxford cover surrounding towns and villages including: Abingdon, Bicester, Carterton, Wantage, Banbury and many more.
Travelling by car
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Travelling by train
Oxford Station, the city’s main line rail station, operates services to/from London Paddington, London Marylebone and Birmingham New Street.
The station is situated on the western side of the city centre, just a 10 minute walk from Westgate Oxford. There is a taxi rank immediately outside of the station and many buses also stop at the station.
Oxford Parkway Station operates services to/from London Marylebone and is also a Park & Ride site.
A detailed map showing the extensive cycling facilities across the City Centre including cycle routes, cycle parking, bike shops is provided on Oxford City Council’s cycling pages.
Our bicycle spaces can be found in the following locations around the centre: North of John Lewis (76 spaces), West of John Lewis (30 spaces), SW of John Lewis (30 spaces), Speedwell Street (104 No. spaces).