Bus and Coach Services in Oxford

  • Oxford Brookes University staff and students

    Oxford Brookes students and staff can use their valid University photo ID for discounted bus travel.

    Just show your University ID card to the bus driver, for the discounted fares below:

    Please visit the campuses IT Service Desk Point to update your University ID, if a photo is required.


    The BROOKESkey is a personal, electronic travel card, exclusively only available to Oxford BROOKES students and staff.

    It offers discounted travel on local Oxford Bus Company buses and their Oxford to London Coaches.

    Please visit our BROOKESkey webpage for BROOKESkey information, or the Oxford Bus Company website for information on their bus and coach services.


    The BROOKES bus (operated by Oxford Bus Company) is a public bus service that connects Oxford Brookes campuses, with the Halls of Residences, Oxford city center and other transport links. View timetable information.

    Oxford Park and ride services

    Oxford city benefits from an extensive bus travel network with Oxford Bus Company and Stagecoach being the city's main local bus providers. The city has multiple park and ride locations, situated near the Oxford Ring road. View Park and ride information.

    For travel from further afield, the majority of buses will stop at the Oxford Gloucester Green bus station. Located in the centre of Oxford (and near the Oxford train station), this bus station offers access to a wide range of local and connecting bus services, including services to London, Heathrow and Gatwick.

    Travel to Campus  

    The U1 BROOKES bus service will also stop just outside the local Thornhill and Seacourt Park and rides, as well as the Headington, Harcourt and Wheatley campuses.

    The U5 BROOKES bus service will stop at the Marston campus (located near the Headington campus).

    Some park and ride services will also stop near/ outside the certain campuses. View Bus travel information for each campus.

    Never Miss A Bus

    See when the next bus is due by visiting the NextBus or Oxontime websites.

    Access live departure times on your phone by downloading the Oxontime app: iTunes - Windows Phone

    A full list of operators, as well as links to their services, can be found below.

    Oxford Bus Company


    • Oxford (use the 'Choose your location' link at the top of the page)
    • London
    • Megabus (coaches across the UK and Europe)