Visiting

The College is temporarily closed to visitors until further notice due to advice from the Government on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Learn more.

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

Wolfson College
20 May 2020
Wolfson to raise money for students with a digital auction

The auction will go live on 3 June 2020, offering a chance to bid for some fantastic lots and to raise much needed...

14 May 2020
Oxford Sparks releases animation to explain process of changing plant chloroplasts

Last year Professor Paul Jarvis and his team published their...

Susan Walker
6 May 2020
Dr Susan Walker awarded Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Susan Walker, Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship.

Our upcoming events

Parties and Dinners
01 - 01
Aug Aug
Degree Day
Saturday 1 August - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, 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. 

Parties and Dinners
07 - 07
Aug Aug
Degree Day
Friday 7 August - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, 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.