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Car travel and parking


For SatNav please use postcode OX3 7LD.

For real-time traffic reports visit:

Frixo Road Traffic Reports

If driving to the hospital by car, follow signs for Oxford then the 'H' / 'A&E' and 'Hospitals' signs. You'll be directed via the A40 northern by-pass to Headington on the A420 London Road. Turn left at the traffic lights (crossroads) leading to the B4495 (Windmill Road). The hospital is about 750 metres on the right.

From the Woodstock Road, travel north for one mile, then right (Moreton Road) following the 'H' and 'A&E' and 'John Radcliffe' signs, along Marston Ferry Road to Headley Way. Go past the entrance to the John Radcliffe hospital to the traffic lights at the top of Headley Way. Turn left on to the A420 London Road. Turn right at the traffic lights (crossroads) leading to the B4495 (Windmill Road). The hospital is about 750 metres on the right.

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre on Google maps (please note the main entrance is on Windmill Road).

Road closures in Oxford

Some new road closures in Oxford's residential streets might affect your journey to hospital: Satnavs and online mapping services may not be up to date. If it all possible, it is often quicker and easier to use the Park&Ride.

East Oxford low traffic neighbourhoods

Location of School Streets


Patient/visitor car parks are open and normal charges apply, but space is limited and there is no on-street parking nearby. If you need to wait in your car for a period of time, please make sure you have water to drink, especially in hot weather.

There is free motorcycle parking to the left of the Tebbit Centre, in front of the Oxford Gait Laboratory.

Parking charges

Pay & Display (no change given).

Time Charge
Up to 30 minutes Free (if vehicle exits within this period)
30 minutes to 1 hour £1.40
1 - 2 hours £2.80
2 - 3 hours £4.20
3 - 4 hours £5.60
Over 4 hours £7.00
8.00pm - 8.00am Free
Lost ticket charge £7.00

Parking is free overnight if you arrive after 8.00pm and leave before 8.00am.

Unfortunately we are unable to accept cards in our payment machines.

Disabled parking

Parking for Orange or Blue Badge holders is free of charge. Disabled parking and areas for setting down and collecting patients are available close to entrances.

Parking enforcements operate across the hospital site. Please park in marked bays and display relevant pay and display ticket.

There is a £40 penalty for inappropriate parking (£80 if not paid within 14 days).

Last reviewed:23 January 2023