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From the East (London) and North (Birmingham)

Travel on the M40 and leave at Junction 8A (also signposted Services). At the roundabout follow the signs to Oxford and Wheatley but then turn right to Wheatley before the road joins the A40. Follow signs for Wheatley and half a mile after ASDA fork left at King's Arms pub (signposted Garsington). Pass the Church, then turn left at cross-roads shortly afterwards. (There is the old village lock up by the turning). Go straight over the next crossroads up Station Road which becomes Ladder Hill. Go past Rose's Place chip shop and the Co-op on your left. After about one mile and soon after the Mill View Nursery, turn left (signposted Cuddesdon). Cuddesdon village is about another mile. The entrances to Ripon College Cuddesdon are on the right before you reach the village centre. The first entrance is to the Runcie Building and large Car Park. Take the second entrance brings you to Reception.

From the South (A34)

Come off the A34 signposted Oxford; go round the Oxford Ring Road for a couple of miles (towards the A40); turn right just past the Mini Car Factory, signposted Horspath. This is just after the Cowley (Tesco) flyover. Follow the road through Horspath - keep going for a couple of miles, up to the top of the hill, and then turn left towards Wheatley, and then turn right after 100 yards or so signposted Cuddesdon. Cuddesdon village is about another mile. The entrances to Ripon College Cuddesdon are on the right before you reach the village centre. The first entrance is to the Runcie Building and large Car Park. Take the second entrance for the reception.

From Central Oxford

It is easiest to take the A40 to London and then come off at the Wheatley exit (about 3 miles from Headington Roundabout). Turn right at the T-junction and then follow the road round to the mini-roundabout. Go straight across and over the next two crossroads up Station Road past the chip shop and Co-op which becomes Ladder Hill. After about one mile and soon after the Mill View Nursery, turn left (signposted Cuddesdon). Cuddesdon village is about another mile. The entrances to Ripon College Cuddesdon are on the right before you reach the village centre. The first entrance is to the Runcie Building and large Car Park. Take the second entrance for the reception.

By Rail

The nearest Railway Stations are Oxford, or Haddenham and Thame Parkway (on the Chiltern Railways London Marylebone to Birmingham Line, half-hourly service - quicker, more frequent and more reliable than Oxford-Paddington).

By Bus

Oxford-Wheatley (Arriva 280): approximately half-hour service to Wheatley which is about two miles from the College, and you should alight at Wheatley Church. Buses run through the evenings and on Sundays. They depart directly from the railway station forecourt, as well as from St Aldates and Queen's Lane. Journey time to Wheatley is about 35 minutes. The 280 also stops every half-hour directly outside Haddenham and Thame Station.

London-Oxford: The best way of getting to Cuddesdon from London outside rush hours is by bus. The Oxford Tube (to London), Oxford Espress (to London, Heathrow and Gatwick), as well as Park & Ride Buses stop at the Thornhill Park & Ride on the A 40 which is about a ten minute drive from Cuddesdon. The 280 also stops opposite the Park and Ride.

By Plane

Ripon College Cuddesdon is about a forty miles from London-Heathrow, and is also easily accessible from London-Gatwick, Birmingham International and Luton. There is a half-hourly bus service to Oxford from Heathrow (X70) and an hourly service from Gatwick (X80).

For any help with travel arrangements, please telephone the College Office on 01865 877400 or email: enquiries@rcc.ac.uk.

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