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Currency

The UK currency is the pound sterling (£/GBP)and there are 100 pence (p) to the pound (£). There are numerous bureaux de change in Oxford– often located inside banks, travel agents or Post Offices, as well as at London’s airports and major train stations. Credit and debit (bank) cards – especially Visa and Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club cards – are widely accepted.

In England the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Some people may require a visa to visit the United Kingdom. To find out whether you need a visa to visit London and how to apply, see the UK Visas and Immigration website, or check with your local British Embassy or other diplomatic representative before you travel.

The rules change regularly, so you should check you have the most up-to-date information for your trip.

Most of Oxford & main sites are within easy walking distance so many visitors to Oxford choose to cover the city center and even the environs by foot. The local bus network is very comprehensive however, and it is relatively easy to get on a bus in all parts of the city.Public transport in Oxford runs frequently throughout the day, but there are no night bus services. The city’s main bus and coach station is at Gloucester Green.

Oxford being the compact, student-centric place that it is, bicycles and cycle lanes are found widely. scheme, although there are currently only a few stations, each with a handful of bikes. Most are outside the city center however.

Some prescribed medicines contain drugs that are controlled under the Misuse of Drugs legislation in the UK. This means that extra-legal controls apply to these medicines.

You may need a personal license to take controlled medicines abroad.

Specific requirements also apply to:

  • the information that you must take with you
  • how you carry your controlled medicines

You can also visit the GOV.UK website for more information on travelling with controlled medicines.

Oxford Airport , formerly known as Kidlington Airport, is a privately owned airport located near Kidlington in Cherwell District, Oxfordshire, 6 NM (11 km; 6.9 mi) northwest by north of Oxford, 62 mi (100 km) from Central London.

Oxford railway station is a mainline railway station serving the city of Oxford, England. It is about 0.5 miles (800 m) west of the city center, north-west of Frideswide Square and the eastern end of Botley Road And another rail ways are :

Great Western Railway

Chiltern Railways

Cross Country

East West Rail

Oxford railway station is a mainline railway station serving the city of Oxford, England. It is about 0.5 miles (800 m) west of the city center, north-west of Frideswide Square and the eastern end of Botley Road And another rail ways are :

Great Western Railway

Chiltern Railways

Cross Country

East West Rail

There are many taxi ranks throughout the city, and you can also hail taxis anywhere on the street.

Driving

A number of one-way systems and a lack of abundant parking means that driving (and especially parking) in Oxford always easy. It not impossible the number of cars on the street is testament to that but most locals recommend using the efficient Park & Ride system.

 Car hire

There are numerous car hire companies operating in Oxford.

Conference Accommodation

Looking for a hotel? 
Finding a good one can be tricky. The ELLCONF Organizing Committee has prepared a list of recommended conference accommodation, just for you!
Do not forget to book your conference accommodation well in advance to secure the best available rates.
Here are some of the favorite hotels near our event location. Check them and book directly with your preferred hotel for conference accommodation.

Where To Find The Best Accommodation Deals:

First Visit Oxford?

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Old Parsonage

Old Parsonage *****

Address: 1-3 Banbury Rd, Oxford OX2 6NN, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1865 310210

The Randolph Hotel, by Graduate Hotels *****

Address: Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2LN, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 344 879 9132

Cotswold Lodge Hotel ****

Address: 66A Banbury Rd, Park Town, Oxford OX2 6JP, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1865 512121

Vanbrugh House Hotel ****

Address: 20, 24 St Michael’s St, Oxford OX1 2EB, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1865 244622

George Hotel

George Oxford Hotel ***

Address: 29 George St, Oxford OX1 2AY, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1865 727400

Eurobar & Hotel

Eurobar & Hotel ***

Address: 48 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1865 725087

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