Travel by Train

Oxford has an extensive rail travel network with a number of providers using the city's central Oxford station and Oxford Parkway station (located north of the ring road).

Oxford Brookes University students and staff can take advantage of a range of transport discounts and offers. See:

Train services

  • Great Western Railway - Operate trains from Oxford to Reading and London Paddington. Change at Didcot Parkway for South Wales and the West of England
  • Cross Country Trains - Operate services from Scotland, North of England, Midlands and the South Coast to Oxford
  • Chiltern Railways - Operate between from Oxford station and London Marylebone, via Oxford Parkway station, Bicester Village, Thame and Haddenham Parkway, Princes Risborough and High Wycombe.
  • The Park and Ride Bus 500 services the Oxford Centre station and Oxford Parkway station.

Contact us

Central Administration Team
Estates & Campus Services

National enquiries / bookings

Other useful links

  • Traveline - Public transport info for the UK, (including Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland), plus rail, ferry and coach travel between the UK and Ireland and mainland Europe.
  • Student Railcard - Anyone between the ages of 16 and 25 (and mature students aged over 26 in full time education) can get a third off the price of most rail fares anywhere in Britain with a Young Persons' Railcard.
  • Trainhugger - In partnership with the Royal Forestry Society and the Royal Scottish Forestry Society, for each train ticket booked through Trainhugger, they will plant a tree in the UK.