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Visit Oxford Castle and Prison car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to get to Oxford Castle and Prison car-free.

From Oxford railway station, it’s just five minutes’ walk to the castle. Several local buses stop outside from around Oxford and Aylesbury.

There are direct trains to Oxford from London Paddington (50 mins) and Marylebone (about 80 mins), Didcot (20 mins), Reading (25 mins), Banbury (25 mins), High Wycombe (45 mins), Worcester Foregate Street (80 mins), Bournemouth (115 mins) and beyond. When you travel by train, an Oxford PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel around the city by bus.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Two tickets for the price of one when you arrive by train with a completed voucher.

Enjoy 20% off entry with the Oxford buses app.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Oxford Castle and Prison

An ancient vaulted crypt full of stories and panoramic views from a Saxon tower (one of Oxford’s oldest buildings), a motte and bailey mound and an eighteenth-century debtors’ prison: you can discover an eventful millennium of history at Oxford Castle.

For more ideas in the area, see our car-free guide to Oxford.

For any queries about visiting contact Oxford Castle and Prison on 01865 260666 or info@oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk

Address: Oxford Castle & Prison 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY. Visit Website