Home to probably the UK's most prestigious university, Oxford is a beautiful city just 50 miles from London.
It’s more than just a famous university that makes this a thriving city, where travellers of all sorts come needing the quality, flexible accommodation that our serviced apartments in Oxford can provide. There’s also the fact that Oxford is only a little over 50 miles from London, not far from the M40, and lies on a major train route. The River Thames passes through the city, too, giving it that particular bond with the capital.
Oxford is a beautiful-looking city, with many buildings made of the trademark yellow Cotswolds sandstone. With everything else there is to say about Oxford, it’s easy to miss this area of outstanding natural beauty right on your doorstep, and the flexible nature of serviced apartments make it easier for business travellers to enjoy the surrounding countryside.
Of course, science and research businesses abound in the area, but there are other major areas of business, including car production and publishing that bring corporate travellers in search of serviced apartments in Oxford. These apartments provide an excellent base from which to make the most of your time in this famous city.
Oxford is served by a large railway station positioned in the western part of the city.
Both Cross Country and Great Western operate trains from this station. First Great Western trains run to and from London Paddington every 30 mins on a one hour journey. First Great Western also offer hourly trains to Worcester and to Bicester. Cross Country trains run through Oxford and generally terminate in either Manchester or Southampton.
Oxford is served by the Oxford bus company as well Stagecoach.
Brilliant discounts are available on these buses, for example it is possible to buy a discounted day pass to travel around the city. If you wish to travel for several days there is a rechargeable Smartcard option.
The country's major airports are all easily accessible from Oxford.
Visitors will find Heathrow to be the closest major airport. Heathrow is accessible via the M25, northbound. Gatwick airport is also easily accessible; visitors should also use the M25 heading Westbound.
The Oxford Bus Company runs several airport bus services making it easy to travel to and from the airport. It is also possible to take a train directly to Birmingham International Airport. Trains leave Oxford every hour.