Travelling to UTC Oxfordshire

UTC Oxfordshire is based in Great Western Park on Greenwood Way, Harwell, Didcot, OX11 6DL.

There are a number of ways to travel to the UTC:


Thames Travel provides a number of bus services from surrounding towns and villages to Didcot:

Map of Thames Travel South Oxfordshire bus network


First Great Western run a regular stopping service (East 2 timetable) between Oxford and Reading which stops at Didcot Parkway. The UTC is just over a mile’s walk from the train station.

Train stations:

Oxford                                  Reading

Radley                                     Tilehurst

Culham                                   Pangbourne

Appleford                               Goring & Streatley

Didcot Parkway                    Cholsey

Green transport

We actively encourage students to use environmentally friendly modes of transport, such as car sharing and the use of cycles. If you choose to cycle, ample cycle racks are available.

Travel by car

UTC Oxfordshire is a short drive from the A34 heading north towards Oxford or south towards the M4, junction 13. Approaching from the east (Nettlebed, Wallingford and Watlington), join the A4130 towards Didcot. When you reach Broadway, follow signs to the B4493. From the west (Farringdon, Lambourn and Wantage), join the A417 towards Harwell/Didcot before joining the B4493.

It is our intention to support students with transport to UTC Oxfordshire. To help us understand where the demand is for extra/alternative travel, please complete this online travel form.