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Following changes to government guidance in England, from 19th July more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed.

Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt. 

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Oxford to Cheltenham bus

Explore Cheltenham on the Stagecoach 853 bus service between Oxford, Witney & Cheltenham.

Travelling by bus to Cheltenham is a great way to explore. The bus runs along the A40, passing through the countryside villages of Northleach, Burford and Witney.

The bus stops in  at  Royal Well Station in Cheltenham Town Centre,   nearby to  much loved High Street shops and incredible dining experiences. 

VisitCheltenham   is a great place to start planning your trip, with plenty of ideas for what you can see or do in the regency town. 

View the Oxford to Cheltenham timetable here 

 

Route Map 

View the Oxford to Cheltenham route below.

This lists the main stops along the route but we'll pick up and drop off at any bus stop we pass. Plan your journey to find your nearest stop 

 




Ticket Prices

We're offering an introductory discount on our dayrider tickets - the 853 Dayrider Gold is just £10 and can be used for your journey between Oxford and Cheltenham, as well as travel on Stagecoach local buses in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire..   Buy your ticket in advance on the Stagecoach Bus App if you're travelling into Oxford to catch the bus.

  Plus, we have a special offer for customers travelling frequently. You can buy 5 tickets for the price of 4 on the Stagecoach Bus App.  You'll have 1 month to use up your tickets before they expire. 

Other single and return fares are available for short journeys. Use our   journey planner  to find prices.

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 Ticket
Price
For travel 
853 Dayrider Gold
£10 
Unlimited travel for the day between Oxford and Cheltenham, can also be used on Stagecoach buses in Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire
853 Dayrider Gold - Child
 £7
Unlimited travel for U16s between Oxford and Cheltenham, can also be used on Stagecoach buses in Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire
Explorer ticket
 £7 on App / £7.50 on bus
Valid between Burford and Cheltenham, can also be used on Stagecoach buses in Gloucestershire
Group Explorer  Ticket
 £15
Ticket for up to 4 people, valid between Burford and Cheltenham, can also be used on Stagecoach buses in Gloucestershire
Oxfordshire Family dayrider Gold
 £14.50
Ticket for up to 2 adults and 3 children, valid between Oxford and Burford, can also be used on Stagecoach buses in Oxfordshire
 
Download the Stagecoach Bus App

The Stagecoach Bus App has all you need in one place - bus tracking, journey planning, live bus information and mobile bus tickets.
 
Download the App by clicking on the links below.
 



Travelling Safely

Here are a few tips on how you can travel safely on our services. For full guidance, please click here.
 
  • Thoroughly wash or sanitise your hands before and after you travelTravelling safely on the bus
    • Let people off the bus before you get on and try to keep a safe distance between you, the driver and other customers
    • When you're on the bus, sit one person per double row. Leaving the space next to and behind someone free.
    • Try to pay for your ticket using contactless or buy through the Stagecoach Bus App, although we will still accept cash.
    • Don't forget your face covering - it is now mandatory to wear these on public transport unless you are exempt.