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Useful Travel Information for Conference Attendees


The conference will be held and co-sponsored by The Rothermere American Institute.
Information about the Institute can be found on its website:

We recommend that conference participants take the direct Oxford bus from London airports to Oxford. Information about cost, bus times, and where the bus stops in Oxford can all be found at:
At the airport follow signs for buses/central bus station.

If you plan to travel to Oxford by train from London, information about train times and cost can be found at:
Upon arrival at the Oxford train station local buses and taxis can take you into the centre of town. The station is located fairly centrally, so it is also walkable. A taxi should cost around £5 to get to town.

Further Oxford travel information (including local buses) can be found at the following Oxford University website:

Ground Transportation Fares:
Airline bus from Gatwick, period return - £27
airline bus from Heathrow, period return - £19
oxford tube from London to Oxford, period return - £16
Train from London to Oxford - around £20
Request 'period returns' rather than just 'returns' when buying your ticket
because 'returns' are for travel back the same day, sometimes the next
day. Period returns let you take your return journey anytime within three

For Conference Attendees, we have reserved a block of rooms at Linton Lodge. For our conference discount, please provide the Linton Lodge desk with our discount number -- UNI2704. For accommodation here, please contact the hotel directly. The hotel can be contacted online at:

The hotel is located on Banbury Road in north Oxford, and is about a 25 minute walk from the American Institute.
We would recommend catching a taxi there when you first arrive in Oxford, either from the central bus station (where the airline buses from Gatwick and Heathrow will drop you) or from the railway station. A taxi should cost between £5 and £7

Should you wish to arrange alternative accommodation in Oxford, information can be found at either: or

Accommodation at Linton Lodge includes breakfast. Lunch will be provided at the conference, and is included in the registration fee. The Conference Gala Dinner is on Thursday April 27, at Mansfield College. There is also a Conference Dinner on Friday April 28, also at Mansfield College. These dinners are optional, and cost an additional £44 and £30 (including wine) respectively. You can indicate on the registration page whether you would like to attend either or both of these dinners.
If eating elsewhere in Oxford, a main course in the evening will cost between £8 (in a pub) and £15.


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