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Situated on Park End Street, Oxford Station is approximately half a mile west of the city centre. Due to rapid growth in passenger numbers, improvements were needed and a plan was agreed to improve the service between Oxford and London, resulting in more trains to Oxford, and an upgrade to the station building.

Oxford train times are flexible enough to allow visitors to enjoy a full day out exploring the city. Just wandering around the beautiful colleges, with their gardens, halls and chapels is a treat and there are plenty of museums and historic properties to enjoy. Punting on the River Cherwell is popular and the Botanic Garden is located on the riverbank, just one mile from Oxford Station. Frequent trains from Oxford ensure it’s possible to visit many other attractions dotted around Oxfordshire County.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:45:00 until 20:00:00
  • Saturday open from 07:30:00 until 20:00:00
  • Sunday open from 07:15:00 until 20:00:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step Free Category A Station - This station has step free access to all platforms via lifts and an overbridge to access platform 4
Toilets notesThe toilets are located on the Station Concourse. The National key toilets are operated by a RADAR key. The RADAR key is available from station staff upon request.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Connect to "GWR Free Station WiFi".
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Meeting point: Help desk on the main concourse.
Customer Service notes
Please visit https://www.railhelp.co.uk/gwr/ for GWR Help & Support. Or contact our social media team @gwrhelp.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces530
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces1064
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Oxford station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Train services to Oxford station

Oxford train station is mainly served by GWR, Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains. Oxford station is well-connected to London - frequent GWR services cover the route from London Paddington to Oxford every day, while Chiltern Railway services connect London Marylebone to Oxford. CrossCountry trains operate from Bournemouth and Manchester to Oxford.

Oxford train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Oxford station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Oxford railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Oxford.

Navigating Oxford Station is easy. There are accessible entrances and the main concourse contains ticket machines and counters, a photo booth, a cash machine, shops and toilet facilities. There is seating and shelters on the platforms and a bridge connects platforms 1 and 3 with platform 2. Parking includes stands for bikes as well as short-stay, longer-stay and accessible car spaces. The waiting room is on platform 2, which also has a vending machine and a coffee shop.

Oxford train station parking

Oxford train station has two car parks, one for short-stay parking and the other for long-stay parking. Step-free access is available at both car parks.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Oxford station open?

Oxford station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Oxford station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Oxford station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Oxford station.

Are there toilets at Oxford station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Oxford station.

Are dogs allowed at Oxford station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Oxford station but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Oxford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Oxford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BanburyGreat Western Railway03:543On time
to BanburyGreat Western Railway05:003On time
to BanburyGreat Western Railway05:103On time
to BanburyGreat Western Railway05:203On time
to BanburyGreat Western Railway05:202On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BanburyGreat Western Railway05:374On time
from BanburyGreat Western Railway06:074On time
from BanburyChiltern Railways06:102On time
from BanburyGreat Western Railway06:293On time
from BanburyGreat Western Railway06:353Scheduled
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