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Accommodation and Travel

Conference Venue

Faculty of History
41-47 George St
Oxford OX1 2BE


The conference is taking place in the History Faculty Building. This location is central. 



Direct services run from London Paddington (serving Oxford station) and London Marylebone (serving Oxford and Oxford Parkway stations). Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the south via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading. Oxford Railway Station is a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of Oxford. 

Buses and Coaches

The Oxford Tube offers a direct service between Oxford and London, running a frequent timetable on a virtually 24-hour basis, Monday to Sunday. 

For information on coaches from other major cities and airports, contact National Express.

The central coach station is at Gloucester Green in the city centre. The History Faculty Building is across the road from the coach station.


From London Heathrow and Gatwick airports, take The Airline coach service, which runs 24 hours a day. You can also get to Oxford by train from Heathrow via London, and from Gatwick via Reading.


Many Oxford streets are closed to traffic and parking is severely limited. Visitors are encouraged to use the five Park and Ride bus services.

There are five Park and Ride sites which serve Oxford City Centre.

  • Oxford Parkway (north). For satnav use OX2 8HA.  Take the Stagecoach 7 bus to and from the city centre.

  • Pear Tree (north). For satnav use OX2 8JZ.  Take the 300 bus to and from the city centre.

  • Redbridge (south). For satnav use OX1 4XG.  Take the 300 bus to and from the city centre. 

  • Thornhill (east). For satnav use OX3 8DP.  Take the 400 bus to and from the city centre.

  • Seacourt (west). For satnav use OX2 0HP.  Take the 400 bus to and from the city centre.

The Oxford Bus Company has information on Park and Ride services 300 and 400. The latest timetable for Stagecoach 7 is available here.

From: How to get to Oxford.

Accommodation (College)

University Rooms provides a booking service for rooms in colleges and other University-owned accommodation at reasonable rates, particularly during the University vacations. Rewley House, home to the University's Continuing Education Department, also has guest rooms available for short stays.

Accommodation (Other)

You can book a hotel or B&B through the Oxford Visitor Information Centre, either online or in person at their office on Broad Street. The Oxford University Gazette advertises visitor accommodation and short-let properties.

From: University of Oxford.

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