General Transport Information and Location

Woodstock is approximately 8 miles / 12 kilometres North of Oxford
or 60 miles / 100 kilometres to the North West of London.

Useful websites for road maps in the UK are:

visitwoodstock.co.uk visitwoodstock.co.uk Please note that there are now parking restrictions within the Woodstock Town Centre, these are the signs to look out for.

If you are staying in Woodstock, a hotel or B&B please ask for their advice about where to Park.
Car Hire - Self Drive - there are no car hire companies in Woodstock, the nearest are:

Hartwells of Oxford, Oxford Motor Park, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1RY
Who offer: Tel:01865 856555
Reservations: 0870 040 9000

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Building 34, Oxford Airport, Langford Lane, Kidlington, OXFORD. OX5 1RA http://www.enterprise.co.uk/car_rental/deeplinkmap.do?gpbr=U643&bid=004&cnty=GB

If you are not familiar with driving in the U.K we recommend that you first obtain a copy of THE HIGHWAY CODE, a cheap and invaluable Official publication available from most bookshops or online at Amazon UK for example.
Be SAFE, Be PREPARED.
Bus travel to Woodstock is from Oxford. A frequent service is operated by Stagecoach, bus number S3, look out for the names Woodstock, Charlbury and Chipping Norton on the front of the bus.
The bus stops are close by the Hensington Gate entrance to Blenheim Palace or in the centre of Woodstock itself close by the Marlborough Arms Hotel. Worth's Coaches also operate a service on the same route. The drivers will be happy to tell you at which stop to get off, PLEASE ASK for Blenheim Palace or Woodstock Centre.when you get on the bus.
For bookings and information about the frequent bus services from London to Oxford check Stagecoach or telephone 0870 608 2 608.

Woodstock to Witney Bus Service
Route Number 242
for times and bus stops goto: http://www.stagecoachbus.com/PdfUploads/Timetable_9129_242%20.pdf
Air Travel: Oxford Airport caters for business size aircraft only,
If arriving in the UK by air you will most probably fly into: Birmingham, London Heathrow, London Luton, or London Gatwick. The Witney Shuttle www.witneyshuttle.com provides a direct minibus service from Heathrow and Gatwick.
Birmingham and Heathrow have coach services to Oxford. see: Oxford Bus for details
Air Charter companies: http://www.oxfordairport.co.uk/airport_services/charter_air_taxi.htm
Trains: There is no railway station in Woodstock, the nearest is at Oxford. There are frequent direct services to and from Oxford to London, Paddington via Reading and from Birmingham New Street via Coventry and Banbury. Other connections from the south via Reading or Didcot, from the north via Birmingham New Street. For further information contact the Passenger Train Information Service at Oxford Railway Station Tel: 0845 7484950 or call the National Rail Enquiry Tel: 8457 484950
Visit the Trainline for booking information.
Tour Buses. The are a number of day tours which start from London which take in Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford upon Avon, they operate from London every day, but, please note they tend not to have the time for you to walk around Woodstock and you only visit Blenheim Palace in the time available. Blenheim Palace is not Woodstock, neither is Woodstock Blenheim Palace! We happily co exist. To book contact your hotel concierge.
The Witney Shuttle The Witney Shuttle offers a 9-times daily, timetabled minibus service to Heathrow & Gatwick from the Feathers Hotel, Woodstock (or vice-versa). For full details and booking information visit:www.witneyshuttle.com
Woodstock to Kidlington return FREE bus service. Thursdays ONLY, three return trips operated by RH Coaches:
Full information and times: http://www.rhbuses.com/sainsburysfreebus.htm
Heyfordian Travel Bus Service Service No. 25 Bicester-Wendlebury-Kirtlington-Woodstock
Mondays to Saturdays.
full timetable and details: http://www.heyfordian.travel/timetables/heyfordian_25_25A.pdf
Heyfordian Travel
Woodstock Wanderer
Service No. 203/220/242A
203 Woodstock-Shipton-Kidlington-Shipton-Woodstock
220 Woodstock-Wootton-Woodstock
242A Woodstock-Bladon-Woodstock
full timetables and details: http://www.heyfordian.travel/timetables/heyfordian_203_220_242.pdf