Sandwiched between Oxford and Woodstock, buses run frequently through Kidlington. A lively village, you'll find plenty of services and amenities, including a sports centre, independent shops, larger supermarkets and a small market held on the High Street on Fridays and Saturdays. It is close to Oxford airport and Oxford Parkway Rail Station offering an easy commute to and from London, Bicester or Banbury.
Stay local or make the most of the Oxford SmartZone on the bus.
Unlimited travel comes easily for day trippers with our dayrider passes. These are available for Oxford, or the whole county. You can buy them on the bus for families or individuals as well as on the Stagecoach Bus App. To travel on multiple operators within the city centre you'll need a SmartZone ticket - enabling you to hop on whichever bus comes first, regardless of the operator.
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.
Headington and Oxford are just a simple tap away on the bus
Travelling between Kidlington & Oxford
Whether it’s a quick shopping trip through Kidlington or a slightly longer journey to Oxford, you can do both on the number 2/2A/2B from Kidlington to Oxford. Buses leave from Kidlington Grovelands and the High Street approximately every 10 minutes, terminating in Oxford Magdalen Street, stop C6.
Take the worries out of travelling with Stagecoach – our services in Kidlington operate frequently, 7 days a week so don’t worry about booking way in advance. Take a look at our timetable to see when your bus is next passing your stop. Plan your journey and find out how much you can save with Stagecoach today, either by looking at our journey planner or by downloading the Stagecoach app.
Visit the local area
See the Headington Shark in style on the number 700 bus route, which also stops off at key points such as the John Radcliff and Churchill Hospitals. You can catch the number 700 from Kidlington Grovelands every 30 minutes.
Get your local bus fare to the city centre to connect onto the Oxford Tube coach to London for free with an Oxford Tube Connector. Simply ask your driver for a connector ticket and you only pay the coach fare!
There is no bus station in Kidlington, but you’ll find Stagecoach routes serving key stop-off points including Grovelands. The stops are within easy reach of residential areas and features a local convenience store. Alternatively, you can pick up our routes at Kidlington Tesco or Garden City.
You should try and get to your bus stop about 10 to 15 minutes before your bus is due to depart. If you’re not sure when your next bus is, you can download live timetables on the Stagecoach mobile app.