Directions To and Parking At The Royal Oxford Hotel

Directions To The Hotel

From Monday 17th June until Monday 1st July,  the southern (westbound) carriageway will be closed, with no access into Frideswide Square from Hollybush Way and Park End Street. Instead, there will be a temporary diversion via Worcester Street and Hythe Bridge Street.

Due to Oxford Rail Station Upgrade, Botley Road will be closed to traffic at the Railway Bridge between Cripley Road and Frideswide Square for diversion of utilities until March 2025.

Motorists that usually use Botley Road to get into the city are advised to use one of the city’s Park & Ride sites (Seacourt is closest as it is located on Botley Road) or to take an alternative route.

Buses will turn around just before the rail bridge allowing passengers to continue their journey to the railway station and into the city centre on foot.

Pedestrians and cyclists will have access to the railway station and onwards into the city throughout the work.

To get to Park End Street by car and to park at the Becket Street car park:

  • From A40 (London), take junction 8 and proceed either down Banbury or Woodstock Road
  • From A34 (Birmingham, Banbury, Bicester), From M40, take junction 9 and proceed either down Banbury or Woodstock Road
  • From A40 (Cheltenham, Gloucester), take junction 11 and proceed either down Banbury or Woodstock Road
  • From A34 (Newbury, Winchester, Southampton), From M4 take junction 13 and proceed up Abingdon Road (A4144)


Railway Closure will take place in August 2024. Four-day closure for replacement of bridge. All lines through Oxford will be closed for track and platform work.

For any further information, contact hotel’s reception on 01865 248432.

Car parking options


Car Park Oxford Station-Main (APCOA) OX1 1PP

Directions: Site located on Becket Street, 3 minute's walk from Royal Oxford Hotel. Accessed from the south via Abingdon Road, and Oxpens Road. From the north via Hythe Bridge Street and Park End Street. From the west via Botley Road (see directions from 11.04.2023).

Parking charges: £10.00 for 24h. On arrival day call on 01865 248 432 to receive a location code.

Opening times: Mon-Sun 24H

Payment Options (you need to have the location code from the hotel’s reception before deciding on the payment option).

Customers with foreign telephones can only pay over the phone.

  • Pay over the phone 01895262122

Seacourt Park and Ride OX2 0HP

Directions: If travelling to Oxford on the A34, Seacourt Park and Ride is at the top of Botley Road, 1.1 miles from the hotel on the left hand side just before the Volvo Garage. Once you have parked, take the Park and Ride bus which stops in front of the hotel in Frideswide Square.

From 11.04.2023 until March 2025 buses will stop before Railway bridge on Botley Rd.

Buses run every 10-15 minutes, however, you can take any bus number 4 (a, b, c), S1 or U1 from Botley Road - these buses run every 5 minutes.

Parking charges: £4.00 for 24h

Opening times:    Mon-Sun 24H

Payment Options Park + BUSCashPhone ✔RingGo App

For more information, please visit

Seacourt Park & Ride

If you have any further queries about car parking options please call the hotel directly on 0044 (0)1865 248432 or email

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