Travel Information: Getting to us


Trains run from Paddington Station in London about every half hour (and take about 1 hour). The Zoology Dept. is about a 20 minute walk from the railway station.
Train times to and from Oxford


Buses run from various stops in London about every 10 minutes (take about 90 minutes). The two bus companies running services are:

Oxford Bus Company

Oxford Tube


Buses from Heathrow Airport run every 30 minutes (takes about 1 hour) and Gatwick Airport run every 1 hour (takes about 2 hours). Both buses are run by:
Oxford Bus Company

Further information can be found from the Department of Zoology and Visit Oxford webpages.

Accommodation: Places to stay

Oxford College Rooms
Single, double and twin rooms are available in some Oxford colleges. Bookings can be made through Oxford Rooms.

Youth Hostel
Availability may be limited, but check at

Isis guest house
The Isis guest house is located at 45-53 Iffley Road – Oxford – OX4 1ED and has 37 rooms (single, twin, double and family). Prices start at £37.00 per night bed and breakfast.

There is a Travelodge in Peartree, next to the park and ride. Rooms start from about £50 per night but can accommodate more than one person. The Travelodge is a ten to fifteen minute bus ride from the City Centre. Visit

Becket House
Becket House is very close to the station and only a five or ten minute walk from historic Oxford. Prices start from around £100 for two nights. See and to book.