Opening Times & Getting Here

The church is currently closed to visitors during the week. Our Sunday services continue, with a service at 8.30am and a service at 10.30am, which will be recorded and released at 12noon. Please note these services require registration and numbers are very limited. 

Please visit this page again when government guidance on the lockdown changes.


Church (currently closed to visitors)

The church will remain closed in Tiers 3 and 4. When we return to Tier 2, the opening times will be as follows:

Sunday - Wednesday 12noon-5pm

Thursday - Saturday 9am-5pm

Gift Shop & Tower (ticketed)

Currently closed to visitors. The Shop and Tower will reopen when we return to Tier 2.

Ticket Prices:

Tickets may be purchased from the gift shop at the base of the tower

  • Individual  £5.00

To climb the tower, you must be aged 8+.

The University Church is closed on Christmas Day. Hours may be restricted on other public holidays including Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Getting Here

By train: 

The University is a fifteen minute walk from Oxford Railway Station, which is in Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HS.

By bus

Several bus services make stops on the High Street. To plan your journey, visit the Oxford Bus Company

For details of coach parking in the city centre, see the Oxford City Council website.

By car:

Unfortunately there is no parking available at the University Church. Limited parking is available in the city centre.

You can also park at one of the six Park and Ride sites around the city with the nearest stop a few minutes’ walk away on the High Street. Full details for the Oxford Park and Ride service is available here.

The nearest pay and display car parks are a fifteen minute walk in Oxpens Rd. Full details of available city centre parking, opening times and parking fees are available here

By foot:

The University Church is located on the High Street, across the street from Quod Restaurant and the shop Brora. 

Bags information: Please keep an eye on your belongings at all times and do not leave them unattended. Due to security concerns, any unattended property may be confiscated by the University Security Services and destroyed.