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In the heart of Oxfordshire, midway between London and Birmingham, with excellent transport links.
Bicester Village has it's own railway station, located just a short walk from the Village and clearly signposted. Click here for information and train tickets.
Bicester Village Rail Station is located at Bicester Village and is clearly signposted, or you can ask one of our friendly hosts who are situated around the Village.
From Bicester North Station, a regular shuttle bus service meets passengers to take them to the Village. This service is free if you have a train ticket to Bicester North or Bicester Village, please present your ticket to the driver. Alternatively an adult ticket is £2.25 and a child ticket is £1.15.
Click here to view these locations on our interactive map.
You have two options to choose from:
Train: The most popular choice of public transport to get to Bicester Village is by train. Travel from London Marylebone directly to Bicester Village Station in as little as 46 minutes, with two services an hour.
Alternatively, travel from London Marylebone to Bicester North, where a shuttle bus will transfer you the short distance to the Village. Click here for more information and tickets.
Bus: The Shopping Express® luxury coach service takes visitors from three locations in London directly to Bicester Village and back once a day. Find out more here.
Alternatively, National Express operate a daily direct service from London Victoria Coach Station departing at 9am to Bicester Village. Click here for more infomation.
Bicester North train station is a ten-minute drive from Bicester Village. There is a shuttle bus running on a continuous loop (until half an hour after the boutiques close). You can get a ticket from the Bicester Visitor Centre (during opening hours), or from Bicester North station. If your train ticket is to Bicester Village then the fee would already be included in the train fare.
Train: You can travel from Oxford to Bicester Village Station from as little as 14 minutes.
Bus: There is a regular bus service between Bicester Village and Oxford. The S5 bus leaves from Magdalen Street in central Oxford (outside The Randolph Hotel) and takes you to a stop by Bicester Village in 30 minutes.
The X5 bus leaves from Gloucester Green bus station in Oxford and arrives at the same stop by Bicester Village.
There is no taxi rank at Bicester Village, but we can order a taxi from a local company for you at the Bicester Visitor Centre.
At the Bicester Visitor Centre or the Bicester Village Information Hub, we can provide information on a variety of accommodation partners in the area. We can also assist with booking your accommodation. Visit this page for some suggestions.
Yes, all boutiques accept credit cards.
You can purchase the Bicester Village Gift Card online through our website here or in person at the Bicester Visitor Centre and Information Hub.
Bicester Village Gift Cards purchased online require activation at the Bicester Visitor Centre or Information Hub – please bring the Bicester Village Gift Card along with a photo ID and the letter with the booking reference number.
It is generally not possible to use foreign currency or traveller's cheques at the boutiques in Bicester Village.
Whether you wish to change euro, US dollars, Qatari riyals or, in fact, more than 40 currencies from around the world, come along to ChangeGroup located in the new service hub at Bicester Village where you can exchange your currency into pounds at competitive rates to be spent in the Village.
ChangeGroup does not change traveller’s cheques. The nearest place to bank your traveller's cheques is in Bicester town centre, just a ten-minute walk from Bicester Village. You will find several travel agents on Crown Walk (just off Sheep Street), and around Market Square and on Sheep Street there are several banks.
Every day apart from Christmas Day (25 December)
The Village is open seven days per week, see this page for more details.
On Sundays Burberry, Coach, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Boss, Gucci, Michael Kors, Moncler, Polo Ralph Lauren Men and Women, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Prada, Ted Baker and Tod's open at 11.30 for browsing, 12.00 for shopping and close by 18.00.
More than 160, from Coach and Mulberry to DKNY, Marni and BOSS. Visit this page for the up-to-date list.
Baby changing facilities are available in the Village. Please view on our interactive map here.
We offer complimentary parking for all Bicester Village guests.
Yes. Café Wolseley, farmshop restaurant & cafe and Shan Shui serve food throughout the day and Pret A Manger, Itsu, Crêperie Angélie as well as other kiosks offer lighter snacks.
Click here for full list of dine options.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Village and will require an email to log in.
Restaurants and cafés on site may also provide Wi-Fi, please ask their staff for an access code.
There are, however, no public computers available to guests at Bicester Village. If you require internet access or need to print something, please visit the Bicester Visitor Centre or the Train Station Information Hub who will be pleased to assist you. Click here to find on our map.
We have a limited number of wheelchairs and mobility scooters that you can use for the day (subject to availability). This service is free of charge. All you need to do is come to the Bicester Visitor Centre or Bicester Village Information Hub and provide some contact details. It is unfortunately not possible to book wheelchairs or scooters in advance and they are available on a first come first serve basis.
Yes, we have a limited number of pushchairs that you can use for the day (subject to availability). All you need to do is come to the Bicester Visitor Centre or Bicester Village Information Hub and provide some contact details. It is unfortunately not possible to book pushchairs in advance and they are available on a first come first serve basis.
Please report cases of lost property on +44(0)1869 366301 or hand in items at the Guest Concierge. If you have lost something, we will take your details as well as a description of the item and you will be contacted if it is found.
You will need to have an invitation to exchange for a VIP card. Customers who stay at hotels local to the Bicester and North Oxfordshire area may be given a VIP invitation by the Hotel Concierge to exchange for a VIP card at the Bicester Visitor Centre. If you have already signed up for membership, please look out for emails/mail announcing promotions and follow the instructions on how to redeem additional savings. If you are not a member yet, please register online here.
Bicester Village never offers VIP cards for sale; consequently, any cards that are being sold are invalid and cannot be used in the Village. If you have bought a VIP card online, it is possible your data has been illegally acquired and we recommend you contact your bank and/or debit/credit card provider.
You can visit the town of Bicester, which is pleasant 5 to 15 minute walk from Bicester Village. You could visit St Edburg’s Church or wander around the Market Square and along the pedestrianised Sheep Street. Oxford is only a short drive away (30 minutes), either by car or bus. From Oxford you could also travel to Blenheim Palace by bus.
If you are driving, there are a number of attractions including National Trust properties within easy reach of Bicester Village (a 20 minute to one-hour drive). At the Bicester Visitor Centre and Bicester Village Information Hub we have a multitude of brochures and leaflets with more details on attractions and activities in the area.
Click here for a list of local hotels and attractions.