Hello, oxford

Home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world (and the second-oldest in continuous operation on the planet), Oxford is more than a celebrated microcosm of academic scholarship: there's the splendid architecture, hefty literary heritage, and plenty more to fill an eventful few days.

City Information

Essential Information about the city

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the nearest airport to Oxford, England. It is located approximately 45 miles from the city centre, and it offers both international and domestic flights.Travelling to and from here may requires you to take either a bus or a taxi. The airport is linked to Oxford by "The Airline" coach company, which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and approximately leaves every 20 minutes. The journey takes about 80 minutes. You can book your tickets on "The Airline" online booking system or via their app. Single and Return tickets can also be bought from the driver. (airline.oxfordbus.co.uk/)Another way to travel to Oxford from the airport is by renting a car. You will find car hire desks in arrivals at Heathrow. Companies such as Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget and Sixt are operating here.

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The Oxford Bus Company

The Oxford Bus Company is a network of buses and coach services that will take passengers to and from the airport and around the city centre. All of their buses are built with easy access low floor models to enable pushchair, pram and wheelchair users to ride aboard.The main bus stop is on Magdalen Street and the buses run fairly often, so you never need to wait for a long time. Single and Return tickets can be bought from the driver but make sure to have the correct change on board. Tickets can also be bought from their app. (www.oxfordbus.co.uk/app/)

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There are many taxi companies working in Oxford and they are clearly marked, and are very distinctive looking. You can either call when you need a taxi or just hail one. Another way is to walk over to the Gloucester Green bus station or the Train station where you will find taxi stands.001 Taxis+44 1865 24 00 00www.001taxis.comOxford City Cars:

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There is a stamp machine available outside the post office as well as post boxes. The post boxes in UK are red. You will find five post office in Oxford one of them is located:

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Various pharmacies are established in Oxford. Some may be open 24 hours while others are open until midnight, but still are able to cater to the needs of the customers. Rowlands Pharmacy17 Ivy Close, Cowley, Oxford+44 1865 777 089Monday - Friday: 9am - 7pm, Saturday: 9am - 1pm, Sunday: Closedwww.rowlandspharmacy.co.ukAhmeys Midnight Pharmacy150 Oxford Road, Cowley, Oxford+44 1865 770 121www.ahmeyspharmacy.com

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Country code: +44Area code: 01865


220V - 230V. Plugs are large in shape and have three, substantial, flat prongs.