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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.
The Gold S9 service runs from Wantage to Oxford via Grove and Cumnor.
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:
Adult single: £4.70
Adult return: £6.80
Adult dayrider Gold: £8.20
Family dayrider Gold: £14.50
Adult 7 day megarider Gold: £27.50
Adult 4 weeks megarider Gold: £87.00
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.
Adult 4 week megarider tickets are available to buy on board from the driver or online.
This ticket is available to buy on board from the driver or on the Stagecoach Bus App.
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: £7.00
*Prices correct as at March 2020
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) 0610 on Saturday (S8 service via Abingon) and 0730 on Sunday on the S9.
What time is the last bus from Oxford to Wantage?
The last bus from Oxford departs at 2330 (M-Thur on S9) 0300 (S8 service via Abingdon and Grove, Friday and Saturday) and 2300 (S8 on Sundays)