Visiting

Wolfson College is located 30 minutes' walk from Oxford city centre, at the end of Linton Road, off Banbury Road.

Whether you are in town for an open day or simply want to join one of the many seminars and talks happening here, we invite you to explore our College and community. Take a tour, attend a concert, or stroll through our gardens and our buildings, with their award-winning architecture.

Postal Address

Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD

Telephone

+44 (0) 1865 274 100

Map

Ways of getting to Wolfson
College minibus
Public transport
On foot
By bike
Driving instructions
Park&Ride

A minibus service runs between the College and the city centre every 20 minutes in the early morning, lunchtime and late afternoons on Mondays to Fridays. The timetable is available via the minibus webpage

Buses to and from the city centre are numerous and frequent, and leave from the end of Linton Road. All buses from the College into town stop on St Giles' and most buses from the centre to Summertown along Banbury Road stop at the end of Linton Road. For timetables and fares, visit The Oxford Bus Company or Stagecoach websites.

Rail services
The fast trains to and from London take one hour and are reasonably priced when purchased in advance from the station or online. The train station is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the centre of town and 45 minutes' walk from Wolfson.

Coach services
To get to and from London, there is a cheap regular coach service run by Stagecoach (Oxford Tube). The journey takes between 90 and 120 minutes depending on the traffic. Buses leave from Gloucester Green Bus Station, Queen's Lane on the High Street, St Clement's and numerous other stops

London Heathrow International Airport and Gatwick Airport are linked to Oxford by The Airline coach service, which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week from many of the same bus stops as the Oxford Tube.

There are coach services to Cambridge, such as the Stagecoach X5, which takes approximately 4 hours.

Wolfson is approximately 30 minutes walk from the centre of town and the most direct route is along Banbury Road

Cycling to Wolfson is easy and takes approximately 10 minutes from the centre of town. A cycling map is available at cyclestreets.net

Parking in Oxford is difficult but, if necessary, temporary parking at Wolfson is available and a Park & Ride service is also available. Parking in designated areas is available for a maximum of 3 hours. Parking restrictions exist in the roads adjacent to the College.

Park and Ride bus service operates between the Water Eaton site (north of the ring road near Kidlington) and the city centre. There is a stopping point on the northbound and southbound routes, on Banbury Road opposite the end of Linton Road (tell the bus driver you want to get off at the 'St Margaret's Road stop'). It is approximately a five-minute walk from this junction to the College.

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Ben Armitage photo
24 February 2020
Wolfson student takes research to Parliament

Ben Armitage is a final year PhD student in the Department of Materials.

Band Don't Laugh in Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
14 February 2020
Wolfsonians release song in solidarity with students in Wuhan

Wolfson is very proud to announce that Don't Laugh has released their song in solidarity with students in Wuhan.

All-Innovative banner
10 February 2020
All-Innovate: The University's idea competition

Entries for the 2020 All-Innovate Idea competition are open until 16 February 2020. 

Our upcoming events

Parties and Dinners
29 - 29
Feb Feb
Degree Day
Saturday 29 February - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:00, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information. 

Lectures and Seminars
02 - 02
Mar Mar
Liberal International Order in Trouble
Monday 2 March - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Leading expert in International Relations & former British Academy President, Professor Sir Adam Roberts will deliver a Keynote Lecture on the contemporary decline of the liberal order, calling for a rethinking of liberal ideas and practices.

The term ‘liberal international order’ has become widely used—generally to refer to the international system that developed in the years after the end of the Cold War in 1989, or even to the whole period since the end of WWII.

Annual Lecture
02 - 02
Mar Mar
Annual London Lecture: Last Supper in Pompeii
Monday 2 March - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Last Supper in Pompeii' is inspired by the recent blockbuster exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, which Dr Roberts curated. Combining masterpieces of Roman art with cutting edge archaeological research, the talk looks at the Roman passion for food and wine.