The conference will be held at Examination Schools, 75 – 81 High St, Oxford OX1 4BG.
The venue is located in the city centre with good links to public transport.
Getting to Oxford
Oxford has regular connections to nearby airports.
Heathrow: buses to Oxford run roughly every 30 minutes from the Central Bus Station or Terminal 5 with a journey time of c. 90 minutes (https://www.theairlineoxford.co.uk). A flexible return currently costs £35. Cheaper fares are available for specified dates/times.
Gatwick: buses to Oxford run roughly every 60 minutes with a journey time of c. 3 hours (https://www.theairlineoxford.co.uk). A flexible return currently costs £45. Cheaper fares are available for specified dates/times.
Birmingham: coaches to Oxford run every 2 to 3 hours at peak times with a journey time of c. 1 hour 20 minutes (https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/destinations/oxford/birmingham-to-oxford). An open return currently costs £32.40.
Luton: coaches to Oxford run every 2 hours at peak times with a journey time of c. 2 hours 15 minutes (https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/airports/luton/oxford-to-luton). An open return currently costs £39.30 direct.
Stansted: coaches to Oxford run every 2 to 3 hours at peak times with a journey time of c. 4 hours (https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/destinations/oxford/stansted-to-oxford). An open return currently costs £40.
The Airline coach (Heathrow and Gatwick) stops at multiple locations in Oxford, including outside the conference venue (ask for the Queen’s Lane stop), before terminating at Gloucester Green. The National Express coaches (Birmingham, Luton and Stansted) stop at Gloucester Green bus station only.
Oxford has two railway stations: Oxford (City Centre) and Oxford Parkway (on the outskirts of the city near Water Eaton Park and Ride – there are regular buses to the city centre from here if you accidentally get off at the wrong stop and don’t want to wait for the next train). Train tickets can be purchased at stations or online (https://www.thetrainline.com).
There are regular coaches to Oxford from destinations across the UK (https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/destinations/oxford).
Local buses run regularly from 6:00am until c. 2:00am. There are two bus companies: Stagecoach (https://www.stagecoachbus.com) and the Oxford Bus Company (https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk). Daily passes for the city and immediate area cost c. £5.30 (or less if you are staying in the city). Some tickets allow you to use buses from both companies – check with the bus driver if you are unsure.
Please use one of the Park and Rides (https://www.oxford.gov.uk/parkandridesites).
Oxford is bike friendly. Make sure you lock your bike to something secure though and respect any signs asking you not to park bikes.
Oxford is easy to walk around and there are plenty of alley ways that enable you to avoid the crowds. It’s a historic city with hidden gems all around.