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MINI Plant Oxford

We are pleased to announce that 2019's venue for BIO is the fantastic MINI Plant Oxford, in one of the original assembly halls, shaped by more than 100-years of car-making.

MINI Plant Oxford, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 6NL

Getting to and from MINI Plant Oxford

IMPORTANT! There is no parking at MINI Plant Oxford. Delegates may either:

1. Use the PickMeUp service for a discounted £1 ride to or from MINI Plant Oxford. Delegates must register for PickMeUp beforehand (see below)
2. Park at Redbridge Park & Ride and take the 302 bus service running to and from MINI Plant Oxford (timetable below)
3. Park at Horspath Athletics Club (spaces limited) where a shuttle bus will be available to transport you to MINI Plant Oxford

PickMeUp service - BIO Delegate Special Offer

Oxford Bus Company’s PickMeUp demand responsive service have pledged to offer £1 rides for anybody who books a ride to or from the MINI Plant Oxford on 6th June. Delegates will need to register on the PickMeUp system beforehand. Check out this video to see how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsfwLiPBMyQ

Route 302 from Redbridge Park & Ride

Route 302 Redbridge Park & Ride > MINI Plant Oxford

Depart   07:30   08:15   09:00   09:45   10:30   12:00   12:45   13:30   14:15   15:45   16:30   17:15   18:00   18:45
Arrive   07:45   08:30   09:15   10:00   10:45   12:15   13:00   13:45   14:30   16:00   16:45   17:30   18:15   19:00
 

Route 302 MINI Plant Oxford > Redbridge Park & Ride

Depart   07:50   08:35   09:20   10:05   11:35   12:20   13:05   13:50   15:20   16:05   16:50   17:35   18:20   19:05
Arrive   08:05   08:50   09:35   10:20   11:50   12:35   13:20   14:05   15:35   16:20   17:05   17:50   18:35   19:20

Directions if not using Free Bus Services

By public transport

• From the City Centre, Queen Street by Carfax tower
• Take the bus no 10 (every 15mins, journey time approx 30 mins)
• Off the bus at Horspath Road, cross the Ring Road at the pedestrian crossing
• Enter main car park via Gate 7, Look for the BIO banner

From North

• At M40 Junction 8A take the turn off towards A40
• Take the A40 in the direction Oxford (approx. 5 miles)
• At the Headington roundabout, turn left (South onto A4142).
• At 3rd set of traffic lights (you will see the Plant in front of you and on the left), turn left into Horspath Road
• Follow the road and park at Horspath Athletics Club (spaces limited)
• Use shuttle bus to MINI Plant

From South-East

• At M25 Junction 16 / M40 Junction 1a turn left (west) onto M40 direction Oxford
• At Junction 8 leave M40 onto A40 direction Oxford
• At Headington roundabout turn left (south) onto A4142
• At 3rd set of traffic lights (you will see the Plant in front of you and on the left), turn left into Horspath Road
• Follow the road and park at Horspath Athletics Club (spaces limited)
• Use shuttle bus to MINI Plant

From South-West

• Exit J13 of M4 via A34 to Oxford
• At the ring road follow direction M40 (A40)
• At 3rd set of traffic lights (you will see the Plant in front of you and on the left), turn left into Horspath Road
• Follow the road and park at Horspath Athletics Club (spaces limited)
• Use shuttle bus to MINI Plant

Important information for Sat Nav users: Please enter Horspath Road, Oxford OX4, Risinghurst and not OX4 6NL, as this will take you to Gate 10.

Directions to BIO 2019
MINI Plant Oxford