Wadham College is located in the centre of Oxford - on the corner of Parks Road and Broad Street, directly opposite the Bodleian library. The college is within 10 minutes walk from the central bus station and the main shopping areas.
The Oxford Tube and Oxford Bus Company coach services run 24 hours a day between central London and central Oxford, with several convenient stops in both cities. Coaches depart every 15 minutes during peak day times and at differing intervals during off-peak times. The end-to-end journey time is typically "about 100 minutes", often slightly less during off-peak times, but also often lengthened by traffic congestion & roadworks.
Arrival by rail: Oxford Station is to the west of the city centre at the end of Park End Street. It is about 15 minutes walk from Wadham. Stagecoach U1 buses, and Oxford Bus Company buses numbers 5 & 13 run regularly between the rail station and the city centre. There is also a taxi stand at the station.
There are frequent trains to Oxford from London Paddington and London Marylebone. The journey time for fast trains is about an hour. There are also frequent trains from Birmingham. See National Rail website for details.
Arrival by air: All four major London airports (Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, & Stanstead ) are accessible from Oxford, with Heathrow and Gatwick proving to be the most popular and convenient ones. The journey time from Heathrow is about 90 minutes. It is somewhat longer for Gatwick and Stanstead. Birmingham International Airport provides an alternative; from there it is possible to travel to Oxford by bus or train.
The Oxford Airline runs regular bus services between central Oxford and Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham airports.