We want to reassure you that, we’re still running our revised services and we are continuing to take our lead from the latest government guidelines. For those with an essential need to travel, there are some things we can all do to help keep everyone safe, including practising social distancing by sitting on your own wherever possible, using contactless payment if you can and taking your newspaper home with you. Please check service updates for up to date information or see our Coronavirus page
Oxford SmartZone makes it really easy to get around Oxford with just one ticket.
It gives you unlimited travel on Stagecoach, Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel buses in the Oxford SmartZone. Hop on the bus that turns up first!
You’ll find that your Oxford SmartZone ticket is:
We've created single, coordinated timetables for the main routes to the city centre.
Download our timetables for:
To make it even easier, all Stagecoach and Oxford Bus Company buses have the same route number to the same destination, except to Blackbird Leys. All route numbers are shown on the Oxford SmartZone map.
Add your SmartZone to your megarider ticket for a third of the cost of a standard SmartZone.
This is ideal if you’re commuting from outside Oxford. In addition to Stagecoach buses, you can use Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel services when you arrive in Oxford.
Add your SmartZone to a:
If you only want to travel for a day, simply board a Stagecoach bus and ask for an Oxford day ticket. You can use an Oxford day ticket for travel across the SmartZone network.
You can buy your SmartZone ticket online and it will be loaded onto a smart card. Most Oxford SmartZone tickets become valid when you first use them.
Please allow at least 48 hours before trying to use your ticket. You’ll need to wait 72 hours on routes S3, S5, S8, S9 and 34.
For megarider and annual Oxford SmartZone tickets, you will be asked to select a start date when you buy your ticket.
If you don't have a StagecoachSmart card , we'll send you one with your first order – this will take up to five days. If you have selected a start date, your card will not be valid until that date, even if it arrives earlier.
Our mobile app has all you need in one place - journey planning and live bus information in real time. Now it’s even easier to find your nearest bus stop and plan your journey using your phone. You can download our App for free from -
Get more information on our app and how you can use it here.