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With its historic buildings and beautiful parks, Oxford is
one of England’s most attractive cities. Its world-famous
university puts students at the centre of Oxford life.

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Accommodation options

Students in Oxford have a range of choices for accommodation: homestay, student houses and residences. For photos and detailed information, go to our Oxford Accommodation page.

Below are links to downloadable accommodation factsheets:


There is excellent public transport in and around Oxford.

City buses

Oxford Bus Company

Coach service to London

Oxford Tube


National rail enquiries


Heathrow airport is the nearest major international airport to Oxford, about 45 minutes by car or coach.

Luton airportGatwick airport and Stansted airport are also all within easy reach.


You should always use a licensed taxi. There are hundreds in Oxford.

Student Services can give you the numbers of reliable licensed taxis.

Medical care

When you arrive at Kings Oxford, you should register with a local doctor, especially if you are studying for a long time.

We can help you do this.

Here is a map showing some of the doctors surgeries near the college.

If you feel ill at any time during your stay at Kings Oxford, you should first tell a member of staff or your host family. We will be able to help you to see your doctor if needed.

Above all, you should make sure you have full Kings medical insurance during your time in the UK.