There is a very regular bus service between Milton Keynes and Oxford with buses running every 30 minutes as Milton Keynes is a major transport hub for other UK cities and a shopping destination in its own right. Buses depart from Campbell Park, Silbury Boulevard and arrive at Oxford (Gloucester Green). Prices are 7.50 GBP for a single and 11.50 GBP for a return trip.
For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Oxford see our guide to Oxford Bus Station.
There are no direct trains between Milton Keynes and Oxford, so if you choose this transport option you will need to change at London Euston or Coventry. Prices are also expensive, at around 34 GBP for a single so you are better advised to go by bus on this route. If you are still determined to use a train please check times and prices or look for advanced discount tickets by clicking the button below:
If you are travelling to Oxford by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Oxford Park and Ride facilities (free parking) located North, South, East and West of the city centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to the Oxford Park and Ride. If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located within the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Oxford. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Oxford there are several places to pick up a car. See our guide to renting a car in Oxford .
If you decide you would like to spend a little longer in Oxford to soak up the atmosphere and visit a few more attractions why not check out some of the Oxford Hotel Deals and see if anything takes your fancy?
Oxford Literary Festival
(Mon 16th Mar, 2015)
The Oxford Literary Festival offers a range of talks, discussions, debates, readings and lunches from authors and literary heroes. The main location is Christ Church college.
Blenheim Easter Egg Challenge
(Wed 22nd Apr, 2015)
Annual Easter Egg Challenge at Blenheim Palace, including face painting and family fun.
May Day Celebrations 6am
(Fri 01st May, 2015)
Spectators gather in their thousands to hear the choir of Magdalen College sing in the new May dawn from the top of their chapel tower.