We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oxford Visitor Information Centre

15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
+44 1865 686430
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$103.14*
and up
Private Oxford City and University Walking Tour including College Visits
More Info
US$171.88*
and up
Private Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your first stop when arriving in Oxford to plan your visit in the city and around Oxfordshire. The Team can assist you with: - booking your ticket on an Official Guided Walking Tours - the best way to start your visit; advice on what to see and do and help with itinerary planning. We also offer: - maps and guides - discounted tickets to attractions in the area - left luggage service and a wide selection of gifts and souvenirs. - tickets for local events - accommodation bookings Opening times details: July - August Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm Sunday 10am - 4pm September - June Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm Sunday 10am - 3.30pm NOTE: Opening times over Christmas and New Years might change.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1865 686430
Write a Review
Reviews (201)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They are really trying to do their best in this place. Even when asking for information almost impossible to find, they tried their best.

Thank Thomas H
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, Thomas.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very helpful and we enjoyed purchasing a couple of collections of various british coins. The items for sale in this shop definitely aimed at tourists but well made and priced fairly.

Thank shenier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a smaller than expected information centre but is well stocked and has informative and informed staff. There are a wide range of leaflets about Oxford and the surrounding areas attractions as well as accomodation information and bus timetables. The shop stocks a wide...More

1  Thank Huffers57
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the information centre on a few occasions while we were in Oxford and each time the staff was welcoming and informative. If you are in Oxford - stop in for directions and great ideas on what to see!

Thank thekays56
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in Oxford again.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

The staff are very friendly and helpful and they speak a number of languages. It is possible to book a number of tours from this office.

Thank Adventurers049
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. I'm glad we could help!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I booked a walking tour starting from here online, and was so glad that I had. When we went inside the lines of people waiting to be seen went out of the door. Having said that, the staff were knowledgeable and polite, and dealt well...More

Thank Bayleywillow
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you found your visit useful - and sorry you ad to wait. There can be some very busy times in the middle of summer, but thanks for bearing with us.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were traveling on wifi, so it was great to have free wifi and get papers on area attractions. Everyone was super friendly!

Thank mstacey24
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks for your review - glad we could help!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Oxford is quite a large town with lots of sights and places to see. I would recommend to start your visit here, getting a guided tour which would give you a very good understanding of the history of Oxford, of how typical college is organized...More

Thank Vyacheslav_Gotovtsev
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We're really glad you enjoyed your tour, and hope you will return to Oxford again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place was not very easy to find, but when we did locate it boy was it worth it . The staff were really friendly and helpful, you can purchase a self walking guide for oxford which is needed we saw so much more once...More

Thank 165Melly1
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Many thanks for your review. We're glad to hear that you had a good time in Oxford, and that we helped you out. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Central and easy to find to BUT surely the people in such a place should possess two key attributes namely a command of English and good local knowledge. They had neither.More

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your comments Dave. We have some students with us on work experience at the moment, who are practising their English and getting to know the area. I'm sorry if you didn't see their badge to make that clear. If they weren't able...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The White Horse
508 reviews
.12 km away
Pieminister
256 reviews
.14 km away
Turl Street Kitchen
711 reviews
.05 km away
The Missing Bean
179 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Balliol College
279 reviews
.09 km away
Exeter College
98 reviews
.10 km away
St. Michael at the Northgate
51 reviews
.11 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
jusgt79
13 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello, there isn't left luggage service at the train station, but there is at the Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street, about 10 minutes' walk away. It is available 7 days a week, in the centre's opening hours.
0
Votes
marybj109
7 February 2015|
Answer
Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello Mary, I'm sorry I have only just seen your question. Many of the historic buildings in Oxford such as Oxford colleges have step or uneven surfaces which can be more difficult to access, but many attractions in Oxford... More
0
Votes