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Wantage to Oxford by bus

Commuting to Oxford or heading to the city for a bite to eat or spot of shopping?

Leave your car at home and catch the S8 or S9 from Wantage to the city centre.

 

S8

The Gold S8 service runs from Wantage to Oxford via Grove and Abingdon

NS8 night services run after midnight Fridays and Saturdays to and from Oxford.

View the S8 timetable

  

S9

The Gold S9 service runs from Wantage to Oxford via Grove and Cumnor.

View the S9 timetable

 

 

Stops between Wantage and Oxford

The S8 and S9 are direct services meaning you won't have to switch buses on your way to Oxford. However, we stop multiple times to pick up extra passengers - feel free to get off at any of the following locations: 


S8 -

  • Grove, Green
  • East Hanney
  • Marcham
  • Abingdon
  • Bagley Wood
  • New Hinksey, Abingdon Road
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    S9 -

  • Grove, Green
  • East Hanney
  • Cumnor
  • North Hinksey
  • Botley Road
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     Wantage to Oxford by bus

    How much are bus tickets from Wantage to Oxford?

    Wantage to Oxford singles and returns

    Adult single: £4.70

    Adult return: £6.80

    Adult dayrider Gold: £8.20

    Family dayrider Gold: £14.50

     

    Wantage to Oxford longer duration tickets

    Adult 7 day megarider Gold: £27.50

    Adult 4 weeks megarider Gold: £87.00

     

    Wantage to Oxford multiple trip tickets

    Oxfordshire 12 trip megarider Gold: £33.00


    How can I buy a bus ticket from Wantage to Oxford?

    Wantage to Oxford singles and returns

    These tickets are available to buy on board from the driver with cash or by   contactless.

    Adult dayrider tickets are available to buy on board from the driver or on the   Stagecoach Bus App.

     

    Wantage to Oxford longer duration tickets

    Adult 7 day megarider tickers are available to buy on board from the driver, online or on the   Stagecoach Bus App.

    Adult 4 week megarider tickets are available to buy on board from the driver or online.

     

    Wantage to Oxford multiple trip tickets

    This ticket is available to buy on board from the driver.

     

    Wantage duo

    Travelling as a pair? Save and travel together

    With a Wantage duo ticket   two people can travel from Wantage or Grove to anywhere along routes S8 or S9 after 9:00 Monday to Friday and anytime at weekends. This ticket can only be bought from the bus driver in Wantage or Grove. 

    Wantage duo: £6.80

     

    *Prices correct as at March 2019

     

    FAQS

    How long does it take to travel from Wantage to Oxford?

    On average, the journey from Wantage to Oxford takes 1 hour 5 minutes on the S8 and 50 minutes on the S9. 38 services depart per day from Wantage Monday to Friday, 34 services leave Wantage on a Satuday and 23 services depart on a Sunday.

     

    Is this a direct service from Wantage to Oxford?

    No changes are required onto other services, however the S8 and S9 make several stops en route to Oxford.

     

    What is the distance between Wantage to Oxford?

    The distance between Wantage Market Place and Oxford, St Aldate's is approximately 17 miles.

     

    What time is the first bus from Wantage to Oxford?

    The first bus from Wantage departs at 0540 (S9 service via Grove and Cumnor, M-F)


    What time is the last bus from Oxford to Wantage?

    The last bus from Oxford departs at 0300 (S8 servia via Abingdon and Grove, M-F and Sat)

     

    A full overview of available tickets can be found by following the link below.

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    Alternatively, plan your journey using the online journey planner to view the most relevant tickets for your required journey and chosen passenger type.