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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Important information about our services and restrictions on visiting our hospitals can be found in the COVID-19 section.

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Car travel and parking

Park & Ride

If driving to Oxford, please use the Park & Ride services.

The buses run Monday to Friday and stop at the hospital a short distance from the main entrances.

Park & Ride

Volunteer Driver Service North Oxfordshire

Volunteer drivers use their own cars to take people to appointments where there is no reasonable alternative transport available.

Passengers pay a 45p a mile charge to help cover the driver's fuel cost.

Please call for further information or to book a journey.

Tel: 0300 3030 125

The service was established April 2012 as a project of Citizens Advice.

Volunteer Driver Service - Citizens Advice website


For advice about travelling within Oxford please see the County Council's website:

For live updates on traffic (in all of Oxfordshire) please visit:


For SatNav please use postcode OX3 7LD.

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).


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

Parking charges

Pay & Display parking charges (no change given)
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).