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Banbury buses

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Home to an array of historical marvels from castles to museums and stately homes, Banbury welcomes visitors young and old. With great connections to Oxford, the market town offers a fun day out and ample learning opportunities. Let us handle the travel side of things and get you there by bus. You’re better off with Stagecoach.


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Banbury bus pass tickets

Travel from Banbury to Oxford and all around Banbury town and Oxfordshire with our money-saving passes.

Unlimited travel comes easily for day trippers with our dayrider passes. These are available for Banbury, Oxford, or the whole county. You can buy them on the bus for families or individuals as well as on the Stagecoach Bus App.

For better value discounts you can make use of our weekly tickets. Simply order a smart card online and tap in for unlimited trips. Weekly tickets are also available on the app or from the driver.

If you’re a business traveller or need to head all over regularly, you may want to extend your journeys and take multiple trips with our 28-day passes. Alternatively, roll these savings over with a recurring ticket to last longer than the month. You can also upgrade to a SmartZone ticket, which covers other bus services in Oxford beyond Stagecoach.

Concessionary discounts are available for those of State Pension age or with a disability. You may even qualify for free travel. All you need to do is ask your local council for a concessionary bus pass.


Popular Banbury routes

Head high and low from Oxford to Chipping Norton.


Travel from Banbury to Oxford

See Oxford University and the famous Bridge of Sighs in all its glory. Or for something with a little less history, enjoy the shops, bars and restaurants at Westgate. Simply hop on the number S4 from Banbury bus station, bay 6. The S4 departs hourly at 45 minutes past the hour.

Have a day out in Chipping Norton

Take the kids to the Fairytale Farm in Chipping Norton. Just jump on the number 488, which leaves Banbury bus station, bay 7, at 40 minutes past the hour.


Visit Brackley from Banbury

For a wander around the markets, head to Brackley on the number 500 from Banbury. You can catch it every half an hour from Banbury bus station, bay 5.

Head to the shops at Banbury Gateway

Need a little retail therapy? Get yourself on the B9 to Banbury Gateway, which offers direct links to the town’s shopping centres. You can catch the number B9 from Banbury Bridge Street every 30 minutes.

Banbury bus station

Banbury bus station is located on Bridge Street, OX16 5QD, just a short walk from the train station if you’re coming from afar. Here you’ll find a range of facilities including a cash machine, coffee bars and fast food, a bureau de change, and public toilets.

To avoid delays, it’s best to get to the bus station around 10 to 15 minutes before your bus is due to leave. Keep up to date with the latest timetables on the Stagecoach mobile app.