There are two types of Taxi in Oxford, black cabs and private hire vehicles. There are designated Taxi ranks for black cabs in Oxford at Oxford train station, close to the bus station, St Giles and Conrmarket street. You are also able to flag down a black cab in the street.
Private hire vehicles are for telephone order only and it is not legal to flag down a private hire vehicle. Normally private hire cars are cheaper than black cabs so if you know where you are going and what time you need a cab, book ahead. Some of the most popular companies in Oxford are:
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?
The Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport
(Mon 28th Aug, 2017)
This year all the vehicle shows will be held across the August Bank Holiday weekend creating the ultimate 'Festival of Transport'
St Giles Fair at St Giles
(Sat 02nd Sep, 2017)
The fair comes to St Giles for two days, lots of stalls and fair ground rides.
Oxford Open Doors
(Sun 10th Sep, 2017)
Oxford opens its doors for free! Over 150 venues and events for visitors including colleges and museums.