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Day Tour of Oxford with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour & Rail Transfers from London

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Embark on a thrilling hop-on hop-off bus tour in the historic city of Oxford, and enjoy hassle-free return transfers by train from London!


  • Spend a day at Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, on a hop-on hop-off bus tour with 20 stops and audio commentary in 14 languages.

  • Travel in comfort with hassle-free round-trip transfers on a train from London with Wi-Fi on board.

  • Stop at Oxford University, one of the oldest universities in the world, with a history dating back to 922 years.

  • Admire Oxford's rich Gothic and modern architecture. Visit Christ Church College, featured in the Harry Potter films!

  • Did you know? J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, was a professor at Oxford University.


  • Day tour of Oxford

  • Round-trip train transfers from London

  • Free Wi-Fi onboard train

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour

  • Audio commentary in 14 languages

  • Kids' commentary

  • Complimentary headphones

  • Stepping Through Oxford walking tour (subject to availability)


  • Live guide

  • Entry to Oxford University

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


1 review
Angela Bakdwub



Oct, 2023

Immerse Yourself in Oxford's History

Depart from London on a direct train to London to begin your adventures in Oxford. Home to the oldest university in Britain, the city is a treasure trove of architecture with honey-colored buildings and stunning college courtyards. With an award-winning, open-top hop-on hop-off bus tour included in your ticket, explore the city at your own pace with 20 stops and complete flexibility.

Listen to a detailed audio commentary available in 14 languages as you ride along the old-fashioned streets and pass by the city’s key locations. If available, check out the Stepping Through Oxford walking tour as part of the bus tour ticket. After a full day of exploring, get on a direct train back to London Marylebone.

Bus Tour Main Stops

  • Christ Church: the college's Great Hall was the inspiration for the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter films.

  • Brasenose College: home to the oldest boathouse on the River Thames.

  • The Queen’s College: Rowan Atkinson, popularly known as Johnny English and Mr. Bean is a notable alumnus of the college.

  • The Plain: the 1950-built Plain is a key roundabout featuring the Victoria Fountain with a roof-top clock tower.

  • South Parks Road: a major road in central Oxford, home to many of the University of Oxford's science departments and museums.

  • Sheldonian Theatre: featured in the movie Heaven's Gate and TV series Inspector Morse.

  • Trinity College: a masterpiece of baroque design.

Important Information

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

  • Show your voucher on your smartphone to join the tour at any stop. Hop on and hop off as many times as you like during the day.


Daily: 9:15am onwards

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point/train station.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point/train station 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Train Station

  • Train travel is with Chiltern Railways.

  • Board your train from London Marylebone Railway Station after 9am on any direct train to Oxford.

  • All joining instructions and travel documents will be sent prior to departure.

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