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

Travel the greener way to receive your 30% discount and help conserve Blenheim for future generations. To get here easily by train, bus, bike visit our Good Journey page to learn more. Use the code GREEN30 for discount during online checkout and show proof of travel by bus, train or bike on arrival. Learn more

During our busy weekends we will be operating a Park & Ride system into the Palace.

Please follow the signs for parking as you arrive near the Palace and they will direct you to the Park & Ride, where we will be running free and frequent buses. If you are a blue badge holder please enter the Palace gates as usual.  We hope you understand, this allows us to continue to protect our Parkland and stops anyone getting stuck in the mud. 

There are three bus routes from Oxford City Centre to Woodstock. All three services operate every 30 minutes, 7 days a week. Buses stop outside the main entrance, from where it’s a 10-minute stroll through the park to the Palace.

Stagecoach Bus S3 and Oxford Bus Company’s 500 run from Oxford train station. Stagecoach S3 and 7, and Oxford Bus Company 500 all pick up on Magdalen Street.

Stagecoach Bus 233 operates from Burford via Carterton, Witney and Hanborough Station to Blenheim entrance. This service operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays.

Stagecoach Bus S3 also runs hourly from Chipping Norton to Blenheim. 

Note that there is no direct bus service from Bicester to Woodstock.

For bus times and journey planner visit our Good Journey Page or stagecoachbus.com or oxfordbus.co.uk.

We are offering 30% off Palace, Park & Garden tickets for visitors arriving by bus on our website, use the code GREEN30 at our online checkout.

Woodstock is connected to Oxford via the National Cycle Network #5 route. To view the Sustrans cycle route maps in detail visit sustrans.org. 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.

If you live close enough and are able to, please consider visiting by bike. This will help us maintain social distancing in our car parks. Cycling is a great way to boost your own health and immunity and to help protect our environment too.

We are offering 30% off Palace, Park & Garden tickets for visitors arriving by bus on our website, use the code GREEN30 at our online checkout.

Plan your cycle journey with CycleStreets.net.

There are frequent train services to the nearby train stations of Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Hanborough.

Travel from London Marylebone by Chiltern Trains to Oxford Parkway (then connect to Blenheim by Buses 7 and 500). This is the quickest route from London to Blenheim.

Travel from London Paddington or Reading by GWR to Oxford (then connect to Blenheim by Buses S3 or 500).

Travel by GWR from London Paddington, Reading, or Worcester to Hanborough (then connect to Blenheim by Bus 233).

There are rail connections available from many other cities, by changing at Reading, Didcot Parkway or Birmingham New Street.

For train times and journey planner visit our Good Journey Page, nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 484950.

We are offering 30% off Palace, Park & Garden tickets for visitors arriving by bus on our website, use the code GREEN30 at our online checkout.

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. Our car parks are operating one-way routes and spaced allocation to ensure you can adhere to the 2 metre distancing rules.

Regular services run from London Victoria Coach station to Gloucester Green in Oxford. Visit oxfordtube.com 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 ventureoxford.com.

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