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Located in beautiful countryside close to the Berkshire-Oxfordshire border, The Oratory School is less then 20 miles from Oxford and only 7 miles from Reading. Furthermore, the M40 and M4 motorways are just a short drive away, providing easy access to London, Oxford, the Midlands and the South West.

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

The Oratory BUS ROUTES

The Oratory School’s bus routes serve the following areas:

  • Abingdon
  • Caversham
  • Cookham
  • Crowmarsh
  • Henley
  • Maidenhead
  • Marlow
  • Nettlebed
  • Newbury
  • Oxford
  • Pangbourne
  • Reading
  • Theale
  • Tilehurst
  • Watlington
  • West London
  • Windsor

Click here to see The Oratory School Transport Map

We are constantly updating our bus routes according to parental requests. If you have a route in mind, do please let us know by emailing registrar@oratory.co.uk

We will try to accommodate you on our routes.

Transport Application

If you would like to discuss any transport enquiries or require a transport application form please contact the Registrar at 01491 683522 or registrar@oratory.co.uk

Click here to download The Oratory School Transport Application Form 2018-2019

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: https://www.thames-travel.co.uk/routes/x38x39x40


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.