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Questions tagged [oxford]

Questions regarding visiting the city of Oxford in United Kingdom.

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Cheapest fare for commuting from Oxford to London by train for 3 months in summer [closed]

I will have to commute every day from Oxford to London during summer (3rd of July to 22nd of September). I was wondering what would the cheapest fare be. I want to take the train. I will have to take ...
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Where does the new Oxford-Birmingham airport bus stop in Birmingham

I've seen a number of adverts on bus stops around Oxford and on the sides of buses, for a new airline coach service to Birmingham. (There's already well-established ones from the same company, the ...
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London to Oxford by boat

Is it possible to take a river cruise from London to Oxford? Or better how far up the Thames can one reach on a commercial cruiser?
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Parking in Oxford

I'll visiting Oxford for the day (maybe four our five hours), on a weekday in the last week of July. I'll be driving a rented car, coming from London, on my way to the North of Britain. Where would it ...
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Airbnb vs booking.com near Oxford? [closed]

My wife and I are going to attend a symposium at Oxford University for a few days this September. The host is offering £205 on-campus accommodation for two nights. I'm not quite familiar with this ...
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Heathrow to Oxford without going through London

I will be traveling to Oxford, UK this summer. My flight lands at Heathrow around 12:30pm on a Sunday; it is on British Airways so I believe it will arrive at Terminal 5. Based on this map and other ...
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Is there an “on demand” bike hire scheme in Oxford?

Oxford is well known as a city with lots of cyclists, and (by UK standards at least) fairly good cycling infrastructure Given that, and given how many tourists there are, I would've expected to find ...
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Getting from Oxford to Saunderton (near High Wycombe), by public transport, before 9am?

In a few weeks, I'll need to get from Oxford to the lovely village of Saunderton, which is between Princes Risborough and High Wycombe. I'll need to get there by 9am, and by public transport. If I ...
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Luggage storage in Oxford

When looking to leave luggage somewhere for a few hours in the UK, for larger places my normal go-to is one of the commercial left luggage places at a large station, though sadly Oxford isn't one of ...
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What route of transportation between Oxford and Amsterdam optimizes economy and convenience?

I am making a trip to Amsterdam in late September for a beer festival for 5 days, and I am trying to determine a means of getting there and back to Oxford that is both easy on my wallet but not overly ...
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Are the Bodleian Library's Magna Cartas on show?

The Bodleian Library in Oxford holds four of the remaining copies of the Magna Carta (3x 1217 and a 1225). Their own website has a page for them which points me to an exhibition they held with the ...
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How can I work out where I can go for a weekend away by public transport, starting from Oxford or Cambridge

To help out some friends, I'm trying to work out where you can get to for a weekend away, starting in either Oxford or Cambridge, travelling only by public transport. Are there any tools / websites / ...