Visiting the College

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Getting to St Edmund Hall

The College has no parking facilities for visitors, so we strongly recommend that you travel by public transport wherever possible.

You can locate the main entrance of St Edmund Hall using What3Words: ///flags.heat.income

By coach/bus

Stagecoach (Oxford Tube) runs frequent coach services from London Victoria. Ask the driver to drop you at the Queen’s Lane/High Street bus stop, which is opposite the College.

For visitors from overseas, the Airline bus service offers frequent coach services from London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports. These also stop at Queen’s Lane, right by the College.

Oxford is well served by National Express coach services from all over the country.

By train

Direct rail services connect Oxford to London, Birmingham, the South Coast and Northern England, and connections are available to many other parts of the country. National Rail Enquiries can help you plan your journey. Trains from London leave at least hourly and the journey takes approximately 60 minutes.

If arriving by train, the College is about 15-20 minutes walk from the station, or the number 5 bus from the station will drop you at Queen’s Lane, right outside the College.

Park & Ride

If travelling by car we strongly recommend you use one of Oxford’s Park & Ride services, which run into the city centre from five car parks around the edge of the city.

By car

If you do decide to drive into the city centre, parking can be difficult to find and is expensive. The nearest public car park to the College is in St Clement’s Street, or there is very limited on-street parking around the city centre. Do check the signs carefully to ensure you follow any parking regulations, as Oxford traffic wardens are very active. There is a disabled parking space available directly outside the main entrance to the College.


St Edmund Hall is a relatively small college arranged around the Front Quad and Rear Quad. Due to the age of the College, and the mix of building styles, some areas are more accessible than others. Please read this Oxford Access Guide to the Hall before your visit. If you have any accessibility questions, please contact the College’s Disability Officer, Mark Blandford-Baker.

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Virtual 3D tours of St Edmund Hall

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