Getting Here

Blenheim Palace sits at the edge of the picturesque town of Woodstock in Oxfordshire and is only a twenty-minute journey from the city of Oxford.
Getting Here

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL

The Palace is within easy reach of central London and Birmingham. Both cities are around one and a half hours away by car. Free car parking is available on-site, however, we do encourage the use of sustainable public transport as much as possible.

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Travel the greener way to receive your 30% discount*

Help conserve Blenheim for future generations. To get here easily by train, bus, bike and on foot, visit our Good Journey page.
*Only available for tickets purchased on-site and with bus or train tickets purchased on the day of the visit. Not valid for annual pass renewals. 
 Plan your journey 

The S3 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs every 30 minutes from Oxford train station and Oxford's Gloucester Green bus station to the gates of Blenheim Palace. Please ask the bus driver to identify the appropriate stop.

The 7 bus from Oxford to Woodstock runs from Oxford train station and George street via Oxford Parkway to the gates of Blenheim Palace.

Oxford Bus Company's 500 service leaves from Oxford Parkway and stops at Blenheim Palace and Woodstock. Show your bus ticket at the gate to receive a 30% discount on entry. Ask the driver for more details, or check the leaflets on board.

For the timetable and more information on the route, visit or There is no direct bus service from Bicester to Woodstock.

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre 500 Return Bus Service (Every 30 mins - last bus departs Blenheim Palace at 10.45pm)

If you are travelling to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre by train or from the local Oxford area, we have partnered with Oxford Bus Company to run a Special 500 Bus service which will pick up from Oxford Railway Station and stop at Summertown, Oxford Parkway Station and Kidlington en route to Blenheim Palace. These will run from the 8th July through until 7th September.

The bus will return via the same route and will also stop at Pear Tree on the return. Buses will depart approximately every 30 mins from Oxford Station between 9am-8pm. After the last performance, buses will depart at approximately 10.45pm, directly after the performance. All buses are wheelchair accessible.


Nearby train stations include Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Long Hanborough. Call 08457 484950 for up to date train information or visit or

Show your train ticket on arrival to receive a 30% discount on admission.

We are located eight miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road. The Palace is signposted from junction nine of the M40. If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode OX20 1UL.

When visiting by car, please be aware that a 20mph speed limit applies across the Estate. 

Free car parking is available to all visitors (some exceptions may apply for certain events), with disabled parking for blue badge holders at Flagstaff car park in front of the Palace.  Further parking is available at the Pleasure Gardens.

Regular services run from London Victoria Coach station to Gloucester Green in Oxford. Visit for prices and times. 

Multi stop - Oxford/Blenheim Palace/Bicester Village. To find multi stop/direct trips to Blenheim Palace and Bicester Village from Oxford, visit

Booking a taxi in advance can provide the cheapest, most convenient journey. Visit or Woodstock Taxis to plan your trip.

Woodstock is connected to Oxford via the National Cycle Network #5 route. To view the Sustrans cycle route maps in detail visit Please note that while there are bike racks available at the Palace but cycling within the Park is not permitted. Visitors may cycle from the entrance gates to the Palace and back.