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Transport Services

The Oratory provides transport services for families who live beyond the immediate reaches of Woodcote

The Oratory campus is an inspiring setting, occupying 100 acres on a country estate near Reading. The school has excellent transport links to the M4 and M40 and is easily accessible from London and the major airports.

Pupils travel from far and wide to attend The Oratory School. There are a range of convenient weekly and daily travel options to make the school accessible for all, whether you are interested in day, flexi, weekly or full boarding.

Travelling to The Oratory

By Public Bus

There is a regular public bus service from Reading to Oxford that stops outside The Oratory School.

Please use this link for further details.

By Train

The School is situated within easy reach of Reading Station.

A bus route to and from Reading Train Station for pupils runs daily each morning and evening.

By Air

London Heathrow Airport is a 45 minute drive by car or taxi from the school. Heathrow is the UK’s largest airport with regular scheduled flights to most international destinations.

By Road

The school is located close to both the M4 and M40 motorways and is less than an hour’s drive by car or taxi from central London.


We are constantly developing and updating our bus routes according to parental requests. If you have a route or stop in mind, do please let us know, we will always try to accommodate you on our routes.  

If you would like to discuss any transport enquiries please contact

Example bus routes run by the school:


  1. Windsor - Maidenhead - Marlow - Henley - Nettlebed

  2. High Wycombe - Lewknor - Watlington - Wallingford - Benson - Goring

  3. Reading - Caversham - Tilehurst - Purley - Pangbourne 

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Contact Us

The Oratory School

Tel: +44 (0)1491 683500