Accommodation & travel

The first option for accommodation in Oxford is to book a hotel room. Close to the conference venue, two examples are the Cotswold Lodge (single rooms at around 150 GBP) and the Royal Oxford Hotel in the same price category. Several other hotels in a higher price range are located in the city centre.

Another option is to book a room in one of the many colleges in Oxford. Please use this link to book a room, which range in price 50 to 100 GBP for a single room.

How to get to Oxford 

From the airport 

Both Heathrow and Gatwick airports are served by a direct bus to Oxford city centre. The bus company is called “The Airline”. Tickets cost £30 for a period return from Heathrow and £37 from Gatwick. During peak hours, buses from/to Heathrow leave every 20 minutes, and buses from/to Gatwick every hour. Depending on traffic, the journey takes about 90 minutes from/to Heathrow and 120 minutes from/to Gatwick. For more information, please click here. Luton and Stansted airports are best reached by National Express coach.

From London

If you travel from London to Oxford, the train is the fastest option, taking approximately one hour from London, Paddington station to Oxford central station. Reservations can be made through the National Rail website. A cheaper option may be to take the bus. Two companies offer the same service: The Oxford Tube and the X90. Both companies charge £20 for a period return from/to London to/from Oxford. Both companies leave London from Victoria station with stops on the way in London and Oxford (see websites for more information). The Oxford Tube service runs 24 hours, and the journey takes between 80 and 120 minutes, depending on traffic. 

Getting to the conference venue

The conference will be held at:

The Queen’s College
High Street
Oxford
OX1 4AW

You can see map and get directions on Google Maps, or obtain additional information on the University of Oxford website.