Explore the tour

from
£18

Bus Tour

from
£21

Bus Tour + Panorama

from
£30

Bus Tour + Explore

from
£18

Bus Tour

from
£21

Bus Tour + Panorama

from
£30

Bus Tour + Explore

Private Hire

Private Oxford City Bus Tour

We offer the availability of a whole tour bus for you own exclusive tour of Oxford on the regular route. This can be with a live English Speaking Guide or the use of our automatic commentary in up to 14 languages all running simultaneously. A standard tour lasts one hour.

We can collect you at any of the 20 regular stops or at a point in the city to suit yourself.

If you are arriving by your own charter coach we suggest you plan to meet at the Railway Station where adequate room is available to change vehicles. In addition there are toilets, food outlets and cash machines available.

Tour buses seat 75 passengers with 45 upstairs and 30 downstairs.

Tour rates calendar 2024

Prices 2024
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Add an extra £250 for Between 13:00 and 14:00 on blue / green dates.

Payment

Due two weeks before travel for all pre-booked activities unless you have agreed credit terms with us.

Cancellation fees

10 days or more in advanceNo charge
6-9 days in advance10% of full price
3-5 days in advance25% of full price
1-2 days in advance50% of full price
Day of service75% of full price
1 hour before departure85% of full price
After departure100% of full price

Cancellation due to inclement weather conditions will be charged as above.

Prices include

Prices include one open top bus crewed by one driver for one hour, with recorded commentary. Additional charge will apply for off route pickup/drop off, please ask for rates.

Live English speaking guide: plus £60

Live foreign language speaking guide: plus £100

Live Guides are subject to availability, particularly foreign languages.

Tour buses seat up to 75 people: 45 upstairs and 30 downstairs.

We offer live guides in one language of your choice, or an automatic commentary offering up to 14 languages delivered simultaneously for multi lingual groups travelling together.

Please state any language you require to ensure we can supply them for you.

Private Oxford Walking Tour

Want to enjoy your own private walking tour of Oxford? We can help make this a reality!

Whether you’re planning an event with a group of friends or colleagues, we have options suitable to your needs.

Our rates are listed below, and you’re very welcome to contact our friendly team to discuss your idea.

Rates for English-speaking live guides

Up to 3 hours within Oxford: £130 (including VAT) per guide.

Extra time plus is counted at £40 (including VAT) per hour and a maximum of 25 people can be present per guide. Of course, for larger groups, we can provide more than one guide.

Starting points

We can meet you at any central location in Oxford which suits your needs. However, if arriving by coach we suggest the following points: Oxford Railway Station forecourt, (our office location) or outside the Playhouse Theatre, Beaumont Street, Oxford.

Things to note

  • Fee does not include admission to Colleges or places of interest. These should be paid on the day direct to the College or venue.
  • If you’d like to visit a specific College, please check with us first, as some Colleges are not open to visitors.
  • Guides will wait free of charge for up to one hour for late arrivals, then extra time rates will be charged.

Payments

Due ten days before travel for all pre-booked activities unless credit terms have been agreed with us.

Cancellation fees

10 days or more in advanceNo charge
6-9 days in advance10% of full price
3-5 days in advance25% of full price
1-2 days in advance50% of full price
Day of service75% of full price
1 hour before departure85% of full price
After departure100% of full price

Cancellation due to inclement weather conditions will be charged as above.


To discuss your private hire requirements or to make a booking, please contact the office on 01865 790522 or email privatehire@citysightseeingoxford.com