If in doubt, Oxford’s bus gates probably won’t apply to you….
Don’t fret! If you live in Oxfordshire, you will barely notice the bus gates. You’ll need to apply for a permit, but once you have this, you’re covered to travel as you always have done.
If you don’t live in Oxfordshire, you’ll need to either use a different ring road exit to the one you might normally use, or even consider using the Park & Ride (it was the first of it’s kind in the UK, and has been delivering people in and out of central Oxford since the 1970s).
Here is how the scheme roughly works: