Passenger Information
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Everything you need to know

Check-in Information & Baggage Allowances:

For the latest information please contact London Oxford Airport Customer Services (01865 290 600 or e-mail) who will be able to assist.

Security Requirements for airline passengers:

Passengers may be asked to remove coats, laptops, shoes, belts or jewellery during the screening process.

Security Screening & Boarding Lounge:

Once checked-in, passengers are free to use the café, shop and bar (Costa Coffee) opposite the terminal entrance, or use the reception check-in lounge area before going through security.   Once through security screening, passengers will wait in the boarding lounge until the flight is ready for embarkation.   Note: There will only be limited drinks (tea, coffee) available in the boarding lounge available via pay vending facilities.

Note:  Passengers must go to the security area no less than 20 minutes before scheduled departure.

Airport Facilities

Café, bar and shop – is located to the side of the terminal (50 metres from terminal front entrance) serving all usual refreshments and selling newspapers, magazines and other supplies.  There are no calls for passengers who are in the café/bar for the flights – please be on time for security screening.

Disabled passenger and baby change facilities are found in the terminal, close to the reception/check-in desk.

Main (reception) lounge – once checked in, passengers can use the Oxford Lounge, adjacent to the main reception area if not in the bar/café.

Boarding lounge – following screening, passengers will be using the Vitesse Lounge prior to boarding the flight.   Only limited refreshments (tea, coffee) are available in this area via pay vending facilities.

Vida Health & Fitness Club – is located at the entrance to the airport (525m from terminal) and provides all usual gym facilities, a solarium, showers and a beauty treatments room with massage services for that pre or post-flight refresh.




Contact Airport

Tel: +44(0)1865 290 600 (06:00 – 22:30 – 7 days)


For other one-off or series/seasonal charter flights, please refer to the airline operator’s website or contact Oxford Airport Customer Services for all details.

Airport Location

Use Oxford city (OXF – 8 miles) or Bicester North (BCS – 12 miles) rail stations for the highest frequency of services, alternatively, Hanborough (HND – 3.5 miles), on the Cotswold Line (First Great Western) which is the nearest station (5 mins drive – note, no taxi rank at HND).  See

Note:  An Oxford Airport Shuttle bus runs between the terminal and Oxford city rail & bus stations for the Manx2 flights (commences May 2012)

Access by Rail

London Oxford Airport is located 7 miles north of Oxford city, in north Kidlington (OX5 1RA)

Coordinates:  51”50’00.78N   1”18’48.62W

For an access map/plan and directions, download here (pdf).
For comprehensive transport and travel options see here.

Access by Bus & Shuttle

Buses run between Oxford rail station, past Oxford city bus station and on to the airport terminal and back.

Alternatively, there are general bus services to the airport entrance (525m from the terminal) from Oxford city centre operated both by and (every 15 minutes weekdays to hourly at weekends).

Note:  Taxis from Oxford or Bicester North rail stations to the airport may cost up to £15.

Taxis at London Oxford Airport

Prearrange a taxi for your arrival at ( +44(0)8456 447 099 / email ) – taxis will normally be available outside the terminal entrance, but we recommend pre-booking.

Alternatively on arrival at Oxford Airport, local taxis can be called by our Customer Services team on your behalf – call Customer Services on +44(0)1865 290 600 or e-mail

Car Rental

Enterprise-Rent-A-Car have an office and depot at the airport, opposite the terminal entrance – call on01865 848 484 or e-mail

Arrangements can be made for pick-up or drop-off of hire cars in advance with a number of other local companies including Hertz, and Thames Valley Rentals (TVR) .   Keys should be left with the terminal reception (check-in desk), unless being met by hire company representatives.