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Bicester North station is on the Chiltern Main Line linking London Marylebone and Birmingham. It is the larger of two stations serving the busy commuter town of Bicester in north-east Oxfordshire. Over the last decade or so, the station has seen a steep rise in passenger use, with, at the last count, over 1.6 million journeys through the station per year. There are usually at least three trains per hour to and from London Marylebone, with more at peak times. To London, average journey times are around 55 minutes; for trying north to Birmingham Snow Hill and Stratford-upon-Avon, around 1 hour 10 minutes. The station is located in a mainly residential area, although it's only about a 15-minute walk to the town centre, or buses from around the corner on Buckingham Road take about eight minutes. Shuttle buses from directly outside the station connect passengers with Bicester Village outlet shopping centre.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 19:10
Saturday 06:35 - 18:00
Sunday 08:10 - 16:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.chilternrailways.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Ticket office staff will assist wherever possible. Please note that the advertised availability of staff may differ from time to time without notice due to local arrangements or staff sickness.
Customer Service notes

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes to improve your services.

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark operatorChiltern Railways
Car parking spaces575
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces68
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Byÿthe Bicester Village Shuttle Bus stop and alsoÿon opposite side of station approach from this bus stop.
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Flat access to platform 1 (services towards Birmingham)

Flat access via lift to platform 2 (services towards London).
The lift is available Monday to Friday from 0600 to 2300, Sunday from 0600 to 1600. If you are travelling outside of these hours and require assistance, please call 03456 005 165.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

For taxis from all UK stations visit www.traintaxi.co.uk.

There are two platforms at Bicester North. Trains towards London depart from platform 2 and those towards Birmingham, from platform 1. You can get to platform 1, where there is a coffee shop and toilets, through the ticket office or via a side entrance. Access to platform 2 is via stairs or lift and a bridge (the lift has limited operating hours (check with the station operator for more details)). Outside there are two pay-and-display car parks, a taxi rank and covered cycle storage.

Departures and arrivals from Bicester North

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bicester North station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham Moor StreetChiltern Railways23:501Late
to BanburyChiltern Railways01:061On time
to London MaryleboneChiltern Railways05:332Scheduled
to Birmingham Snow HillChiltern Railways05:482Scheduled
to London MaryleboneChiltern Railways06:112Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London MaryleboneChiltern Railways23:491On time
from London MaryleboneChiltern Railways01:051On time
from BanburyChiltern Railways05:322Scheduled
from Birmingham Moor StreetChiltern Railways06:112Scheduled
from Birmingham Moor StreetChiltern Railways06:462Scheduled
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