How to find us

To find out more click 'show' next to each link below. 


I'm travelling by bus  

Headington Campus is served by the BROOKESbus and local bus services. The BROOKESbus service connects the city, halls of residences and the campuses. Find out more about Brookes Bus services. Many Brookes students are entitled to free travel on BROOKESbus services. Students can apply for a free BROOKESkey, which unlocks a range of discounts.

The nearest Park'n'Ride is Thornhill, with buses every 10-12 minutes during peak times. The Park'n'Ride bus stops outside the main headington Campus.

If you are travelling from London, a range of services stop outside Headington Campus: the X90, airline services to Gatwick and Heathrow, National Express to Stansted and the Oxford Tube stop outside Headington Campus.

Did you know that you get 25% discount on National Express bus tickets with your NUS Extra card?

I'm travelling by bike  

Bike racks are availble by the colonnade outside the John Henry Brookes building and close to the car pack outside Clerici.

Bike Bins can be hired for up to a year at our Harcourt Hill, Wheatley and Gipsy Lane sites. A £20 deposit is required which will be refunded upon return of the key so long as the lock, key and bin are in good condition. Bins are issued on a first-come first-serve basis and can be requested by emailing

There is a secure parking facility located outside the John Henry Brookes Building on Gipsy Lane. To request access please email There is no charge for using this facility but space within the facility is extremely limited.

Oxonbike is a similar system to the 'Boris bikes' in London. A station is lcated at Gipsy Lane (outside Clerici by the carpark, with other stations around the city (including Thornhill Park'n'Ride an d Headington shops. Registration costs £1 and every bike hire is free up to 30 mins. Find out more:

To view cycle routes around Oxford click here.

I'm travelling by train  

Oxford is served by two train stations - Oxford and Oxford Parkway

You can find details of tickets and timetables by visiting the Trainline or National Rail Enquiries

Train companies:

  • Great Western Operate trains from Oxford to Reading and London Paddington. Change at Didcot Parkway for South Wales and the West of England.

  • Chiltern Railway run from Oxford Parkway station to London Marylebone via Bicester Village, Thame and Haddenham Parkway, Princes Risborough and High Wycombe. The Park and Ride Bus 500 runs from Oxford Centre to Oxford Parkway.

  • Cross Country Trains operate services from Scotland, North of England, Midlands and the South Coast to Oxford

Don't forget your Young Person's Railcard. Save money on train fares. Did you know if you have an NUS Extra card you can save 12% off the cost of a 16-25 Railcard?


I'm walking  

For instructions on how to get here on foot, please visit Google maps and search for walking directions.



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