Train Travel

  • National enquiries / bookings

    Train companies

    • Great Western Railway ( www.gwr.com) Operate trains from Oxford to Reading and London Paddington. Change at Didcot Parkway for South Wales and the West of Englan
    • Cross Country Trains ( www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk) operate services from Scotland, North of England, Midlands and the South Coast to Oxford
    • Chiltern Railways ( www.chilternrailways.co.uk) run from Oxford station  to London Marylebone via Oxford Parkway station, Bicester Village, Thame and Haddenham Parkway, Princes Risborough and High Wycombe. The Park and Ride Bus 500 runs from Oxford Centre to Oxford Parkway.

    Other useful links

    • Traveline ( www.traveline.info) - 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 Europ
    • Student Railcards ( www.railcard.co.uk) - 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.

      Please note that during the summer of the 2018, National rail are carrying out improvement works to the Oxford Corridor and Oxford station. Whilst these works are in place, there may be disruptions to service with limited or no services available during specific times.
      For further information and the latest news on these works, please visit the National rail website.