Day Trip to Oxford by Rail with Open Top Bus Tour

Pay a visit to the home of the oldest university in the English speaking world during a day trip to Oxford! You will travel by rail to Oxford before making use a full day open top bus tour pass. Explore Oxford at your leisure and choose what attractions to visit – will it be the charming college courtyards or historic Bodleian Library? You’ll be spoilt for choice during your day out as there are so many stunning things to see and do in Oxford!

Open Return Train Tickets to Oxford on Chiltern Railway
Optional stop at Bicester Village
Transfer to/from Golden Tours Visitor Centre Baker Street
Food and Drinks
Gratuities (optional)
Entry to additional attractions
Hotel transfers
Important Information
Days of Operation:

Monday to Saturday

Departure to Oxford:

Meeting time: 9am

Meeting point: Golden Tours Visitor Centre Baker Street, 144 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5PH

Monday to Friday – The train departs at 09:40am*, arrival 11:04am*

Saturday - The train departs at 09:37am*, arrival 11:02am*

Return Time: You can return anytime within a month of outward journey

*Train times can fluctuate by a few minutes. Please check exact departure times on the date on travel.

Trains return to London every 10-15 minutes until approximately 10pm

Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

Operates daily
Full route duration:
60 mins

Bus frequency:

Every 10 mins

Every 20-30 mins

Please note:

Full refund if cancelled up to 7 days prior to travel date.


London to Oxford by Rail

Meet your Golden Tours representative at 9am by Visitor Centre Baker Street, 144 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5PH. Here, you’ll receive your Open Return ticket. Your train departs at 09:40am* (09:37am* Saturdays) and will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, heading north-west across England to Oxford. Your ticket includes an optional stop at Bicester Village, where you can do some shopping before hopping back onboard to Oxford.

From scenic waterways to hallowed halls and libraries, there is so much to see and do in Oxford. Discover the grand architecture of some of the most illustrious colleges in the world at the University of Oxford. Visit the oldest library in Britain, Bodleian Library and explore the many world-class museums. Why not upgrade your day trip to include a 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?

Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

Jump aboard an open top bus for a fun and informative tour of the city! When you see an attraction you like, just hop off at the designated stop and return to the bus stop when you want to rejoin the tour. Listen to the recorded commentary as you travel to learn some great facts about the incredible Oxford landmarks and buildings you pass. Oxford boasts a mix of architecture from different periods, all combining to make one truly breathtaking city. Some of the must-see buildings include the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, Ashmolean Museum and Sheldonian Theatre.

Return to LondonYou can return to London within one month of your outward journey. Ticket is not valid on trains arriving at London Marylebone before 10am on Mondays to Fridays.

*Train times are subject to change. Please check on the day/before travelling.

Return to LondonYou are free to choose when you return. Trains return to London every 10-15 minutes until approximately 10pm.

Day Trip to Oxford by Rail with Open Top Bus Tour
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