Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Bus travel

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The following information is believed to be correct at the time of posting. Please check with the bus companies for the latest timetables and use a service such as Traveline to plan your journey.

Getting to the John Radcliffe Hospital (from Oxford) with Oxford Bus Company

Bus companies

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Park & Ride

If you need to travel by car, please consider using the Park & Ride service. The bus stops at the hospital a short distance from the main entrances.

Park & Ride services direct to the hospital and timetables - Monday to Friday only

  • S5 Bicester / Kidlington / Water Eaton Park & Ride / Summertown / JR / Headington / City Centre.
    Runs Monday to Friday: three journeys only at peak times morning and afternoon.
    Stagecoach Oxfordshire

Park & Ride buses that run on Sundays / Bank Holidays

  • Thornhill
    to Headington Shops for a 10 minute walk on to the JR site
  • Redbridge
    to Oxford City Centre and change buses (see options below)
  • Water Eaton
    to Oxford City Centre and change buses (see options below)
  • Oxford Bus Company Park & Ride timetables and fares

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Direct buses (bus stops on-site)

  • 10 Cowley Road / Cowley Centre / Hollow Way / Slade / Wood Farm / Headington / JR
    Stagecoach Oxfordshire
  • 13 Railway Station / City Centre / Marston / Northway / JR
    Oxford Bus Company
  • X13 Abingdon / Redbridge / City Centre / Cherwell Drive / JR
    Oxford Bus Company
    Please see X13 timetable here: from October 2014
  • 14 & 14A Railway Station / City Centre / Banbury Road / Marston Ferry Road / JR (14A operates via Old Marston)
    Stagecoach Oxfordshire
  • 17A (eves) / 17C (Sun) Railway Station / City Centre / Jericho / JR
    Stagecoach Oxfordshire

The Park & Ride service can also be used as a direct bus service to the John Radcliffe, picking up passengers at the stated locations, as well as the Park & Ride site.

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Buses that stop in Headington

There are many, frequent bus services from Oxford city centre to Headington.

From bus stops at 'Headington shops' (either side of Windmill Road) it is 0.6 miles (12 minutes') walk to the John Radcliffe Level 2 main entrance via Osler Road, or 0.8 miles (15 minutes') walk (downhill) to the West Wing.

You can also reach the West Wing if you walk through the building.

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