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Getting here

Blenheim Palace sits at the edge of the picturesque town of Woodstock in Oxfordshire.

By Train

Our nearby train stations include Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Long Hanborough. Call 03457 484950* for up to date train information. 

*calls are charged as local rates from a landline and more from a mobile. Check with your own network provider for exact costs.

By Bus

The S3 bus service 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.

By Coach

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

By Car

Eight miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road, Blenheim Palace is easily accessible from London and Birmingham. The Palace is signposted from junction nine of the M40.

When visiting Blenheim Palace by car, please be aware that a 20mph speed limit applies in all parts of the Estate.

We strongly advise you do not use a Sat Nav system, as they do not take into consideration our traffic management system. As you approach the estate please follow the AA event signage marked: Countryfile Live Public. These will guide you into the parking areas and our Traffic Marshalls will direct you. 

Please download a copy of our Route Map for further directions.

For more information on car parking, visit our ticketing page.

By Taxi

Booking a taxi in advance can provide the cheapest, most convenient journey. Visit minicabit.com to plan your trip.

Live traffic & travel news

For the latest travel news for Oxfordshire, follow @BBCOxTravel or tune into BBC Radio Oxford on 95.2 FM.

BBC Radio Oxford will be broadcasting live travel updates from BBC Countryfile Live, using the  latest information from Oxfordshire County Council’s Traffic Control Centre.

Download real-time travel app for Oxfordshire

Why not download the Waze app which provides real-time, anonymous, incident and slow-down information directly from the source – drivers themselves. It also includes real-time and advance information on roadworks, accidents and road closure information provided by Oxfordshire County Council.

Waze can be downloaded for Android and iPhones.

 
 

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