By train or bus

By train

Bicester is served by rail links with two stations: Bicester North for Birmingham to London Line and Bicester Village to Oxford.

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Bicester North station

You can find Bicester North Station off the Buckingham Road; it is the main railway station for the town. There are up to four trains per hour at peak times to London (Marylebone). It takes 44 minutes to get in to London and 48 minutes to get to Birmingham (Snowhill) via Banbury.

Bicester Village station

Bicester Village train station is in Station Approach, which is off the London Road.

As part of Chiltern Railways Evergreen 3 project, the line was upgraded and now offers two new fast trains per hour.  It takes 46 minutes from Bicester Village to London Marylebone.  Further information can be found on Chiltern Railways website.

Cycle parking at Bicester rail stations

There is secure covered cycle parking provided:

  • at Bicester North, located opposite the platform entrance at the top of Chiltern Approach
  • by the entrance to Bicester Town Station on Station Approach.


By bus

Couple on busBicester is centrally located for bus services going to Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge.  There are also frequent bus links in and around Bicester and to local villages.

For information on Travel Choices available and timetables, see Oxfordshire County Council’s website.

Real time passenger information can also be found at Oxontime.