Getting toBlenheim Palacecar-free

1 At a glance

  • Take the train to Oxford or Oxford Parkway
  • Hop on a frequent bus to Blenheim Place
  • Enjoy 10 minute stroll through park to Palace
  • Show your bus or train ticket for 30% off entry

2 Step-by-step

There are two trains an hour from London Marylebone to Oxford Parkway (fastest route to Blenheim). There are also direct trains to Oxford from London Paddington and many other cities.

Train times and tickets National Rail

Then hop on the frequent bus to Woodstock/Blenheim from Oxford Parkway (500) or Oxford station (S3, 500).

  • Live bus times:
    Oxford Parkway, stand F

  • Live bus times:
    Oxford Station, stop R5

It’s an easy 10 minute walk from the bus stop to the Palace: turn left through main gate and follow driveway through park.

About Blenheim Palace

The picture-perfect British stately home of Blenheim Palace sits among more than 2000 acres of extraordinary landscaped Parkland and Formal Gardens.

Wander through the artful landscapes of famous garden designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown as well as majestic Water Terraces, the Duke's Private Italian Garden and the tranquil Secret Garden. Inside the palace explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections set against striking stonework.

  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Address: Woodstock OX20 1PP
  • Refreshments: Restaurant and cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: 30% off with train or bus ticket

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About Blenheim Palace

The picture-perfect British stately home of Blenheim Palace sits among more than 2000 acres of extraordinary landscaped Parkland and Formal Gardens.

Wander through the artful landscapes of famous garden designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown as well as majestic Water Terraces, the Duke's Private Italian Garden and the tranquil Secret Garden. Inside the palace explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless collections set against striking stonework.

  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Nearest town: Oxford
  • Refreshments: Restaurant and cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: 30% off with train or bus ticket
Bike routes

Blenheim Palace is in Woodstock, 8 miles north of Oxford, on NCR 5. There are bike stands at the Palace. Plan your route at cyclestreets

Taxi numbers

There are taxi ranks at Oxford and Oxford Parkway stations, or you can book in advance from OMC 01865 377775 or Townhouse

Handy Tips

Show your bus or train ticket and get 30% off entry to Blenheim Palace.

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount