Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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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

  • 700 Park & Ride
    Monday to Friday 6.45am - 7.20pm
    Kidlington Grovelands to JR, Noc and Churchill via Water Eaton Park & Ride and Summertown
    Stagecoach
  • 800 Park & Ride
    Monday to Friday 6.30am - 7.30pm
    Thornhill Park & Ride to JR via Headington
    Stagecoach
  • 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

Park & Ride buses that run on Sundays / Bank Holidays

  • Thornhill
    400
    to Headington Shops for a 10 minute walk on to the JR site
  • Redbridge
    300
    to Oxford City Centre and change buses (see options below)
  • Water Eaton
    500
    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
  • 13 Railway Station / City Centre / Marston / Northway / JR
    Oxford Bus Company
  • X13 Abingdon / Redbridge / City Centre / Cherwell Drive / JR
    Oxford Bus Company
  • 14 & 14A Railway Station / City Centre / Banbury Road / Marston Ferry Road / JR (14A operates via Old Marston)
    Stagecoach

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.

  • Thornhill
    400
    to Headington Shops for a 10 minute walk on to the JR site
    Oxford Bus Company
  • 8 & 9 City Centre / Headington / Barton / Risinghurst
    Oxford Bus Company / Stagecoach
  • 280 Aylesbury / Thame / Wheatley / Headington / City Centre / Railway Station
    Arriva
  • S7 Carterton / Witney / Eynsham / Woodstock Road / Headley Way from 27 July 2014
    Mondays to Fridays only, limited service, please check with Stagecoach
  • U1 Wheatley Campus / Wheatley / Headington (Old Road) / City Centre / Botley / Railway Station / Harcourt Hill Campus
    Oxford Bus Company - also U1X term-time only
  • U5 Marston / Headington (Old Road) / Cowley Road / City Centre
    Oxford Bus Company

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