Oxford Street Frequently Asked Questions
Your Questions About Oxford Street in London Answered


Central London can be a confusing place. In planning your trip to Oxford Street you may start pondering all manner of questions. Many people have done the same before you and that is how we came up with our frequently asked questions about Oxford Street.

Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive.


How long is Oxford Street in London?

Answer:

Oxford Street in London is approximately one and a quarter miles long (two kilometres).


What area of London is Oxford Street in?

Answer:

Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair.


What line is Bond Street tube station on?

Answer:

Bond Street tube station is served by both the Central Line and the Jubilee Line. It is the closest tube station to Selfridges on Oxford Street.

Depending on whether you wish to visit Old Bond Street or New Bond Street you may find that it is quicker to travel to Green Park tube and then take the short walk through Mayfair to Old Bond Street.


What shops are there on Oxford Street?

Answer:

Oxford Street is home to approximately 300 shops including many famous brands. Some of the most well known shops include: Selfridges, TopShop, Disney Store, Zara, O2, Nike Town, Marks & Spencer, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Pandora and many more.

For a full list of shops on Oxford Street see the Oxford Street shopping section of our website here: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/guide


What time do the shops on Oxford Street close?

Answer:

The Oxford Street shops generally close at 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; they close at 10pm on Thursday; and 6pm on Sunday.


Where is Oxford Street?

Answer:

Oxford Street is located in central London (England, United Kingdom) in the borough of Westminster. The nearest tube stations are Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Bond Street and Marble Arch.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair.

It is one of the key markers for the "West End". An area of London known for its tourist attractions, shopping, theatres, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Oxford Circus, which is located approximately in the middle of Oxford Street has a latitude of 51.514957 and a longitude of -0.144562.


Where is Selfridges on Oxford Street?

Answer:

Selfridges is one of the most famous department stores in London and well worth a visit if you are in central London. It is easy to find. It is located at 400 Oxford Street, close to Bond Street tube station.

For a map showing the location of Selfridges visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/map

For help getting to Oxford Street visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/location/


Which London streets are famous for shops and shopping?

Answer:

Central London has many fantastic shopping streets crammed with all manner of shops selling goodies you never even knew you needed until you see them.

Jermyn Street is a particularly good example of this, when construction work is not going on - which is almost never - it is one of the most beautiful streets in St James's lined with exclusive shops selling men's clothing and male grooming products - silver cut-throat razors and the like.

Oxford Street is perhaps the most famous shopping street in London if not the World with approximately three hundred shops squeezed in to a 2km long road.

Regent Street which crosses Oxford Street is arguably as well known, at least to Monopoly fans. Regent Street is home to the flagship Apple store in London; Burberry's flagship store; and of course the kids' favourite, the World famous Hamley's Toy Store.

Another famous London shopping street which meets Oxford Street is Bond Street (comprising of Old Bond Street and New Bond Street). It is a true fashion mecca housing flagship stores by Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, and many other leading fashion brands.


If you have any questions of your own that we havent answered please feel free to get in touch with us and we will be happy to help you!


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