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Sep 23rd, 2013, 11:48 AM
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Require reliable coach for Travelling to Oxford from Heathrow London

Reaching London Heathrow T4 in the evening 8 pm. From there I require a reliable coach service or alternate transport to reach Egrove House in Oxford OX15NY. Is it safe to travel in the evening / night? Shall appreciate if any information can be provided.
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 12:05 PM
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Try Addison Lee:


+44 2 03214 5177
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 12:18 PM
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http://coach.nationalexpress.com/nxbooking/journey-list

National Express a major coach operator runs buses from Heathrow to Oggsford for 24 pounds and has services until late at night.
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 12:39 PM
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Why would it not be safe?
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 12:47 PM
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Why would it not be safe?>

This is the U K, civilised U K not India!
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 12:55 PM
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Addison Lee is a London minicab company. Taking a minicab or taxi to Oxford would cost a small fortune compared with a coach.
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Sep 23rd, 2013, 11:30 PM
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The Said Business School has clear directions for this: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/school/hire-...ns-egrove-park

It's absurd to ignore them, ridiculously prodigal to hire private transport - and spectacularly offensive, or just plain insular, to assume public buses here are unsafe. Get the public bus from the airport (no-one in Oxford thinks communing with the masses is beneath them, and the correct website is http://airline.oxfordbus.co.uk/timet...rline-heathrow) to Oxford bus station, then a taxi (about £8). It's tricky to get taxis at the earlier bus stops in Oxford, but central Oxford's crowded at night with people and taxis. If you're nervous about looking for a a cab around 2200, you'll laugh at yourself afterwards - but email Said for reassurance if you need to.
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Sep 24th, 2013, 09:20 AM
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The correct link is http://airline.oxfordbus.co.uk/timet...rline-heathrow (flanner tends to attach a trailing ')' which screws up the links )
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Sep 24th, 2013, 09:24 AM
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Meant to add -- travelhorizons is certainly living up to his email address . . . 'Luxury Travel'

Recommending a London car service (or ANY car service for that matter) for a LHR to Oxford journey is silly and more than "luxury" - a huge waste of money.
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Sep 24th, 2013, 09:43 AM
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Good point.

A number of serious Oxford businesses now ban even their global CEOs from using car services from LHR: they're required to use the bus like ordinary Nobel prizewinners, Peers and other such lowlifes.

Even vulture capitalists use it: it's their one chance a year of getting in touch with ordinary people. Berkeley (Luxury Traveller's home), where the major economic activity is funded entirely by taxpayers, obviously thinks it's too grand for such things.

The good Bishop the university's named after must be turning in his frugal grave. Which the bus passes.
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Sep 29th, 2013, 12:08 PM
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Thanks, Am aware UK is civilised, only checking it continues to be so, with all you good folks.
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Sep 29th, 2013, 07:52 PM
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We took the Oxford bus direct from Heathrow--it was very easy to find, the bus was comfortable and the ride was relaxing after being cooped up in a plane that long.
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