The easiest way to get to Oxford from London is by using the 'Airline' bus via Oxford Bus Company (tel: 01865 785 400). The 'Airline' bus also serves Gatwick airport. Information from the 'Airline' website:
Using Terminals 1, 2 or 3? Central Bus Station is a short walk from Terminals 1, 2 & 3. Lifts, escalators and moving walkways are available to help with the journey.
Using Terminal 4? A free bus transfer to Terminal 4 leaves from bus stand 7 at Terminal 5.
Using Terminal 5? Our airline coach leaves from stand 10 at the arrivals concourse to take you to Oxford.
*Please check the monitors confirming the arrival bay for your bus*.
Ticket: Ask for a period return (valid up to 3 months). You can buy your ticket from the driver in pounds sterling, dollars or euros.
Frequency of Buses: Every 30 minutes or so. Journey time one-way: Approx. 80-90 minutes.
The bus driver will call out the stops - please alight at the "Headington shops" bus stop. From there you can walk to the Centre for Tropical Medicine (20 minutes) or take a taxi if you have lots of luggage.