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Transport

Plan your journey Traveline offers planning, guidance and information on all public transport throughout Great Britain and  Europe. It will help you plan your journey. The Traveline phone app is useful and walking distances and times between travel options is also given.

By bus bus information office Oxford High Street has timetables for bus operators that run services within Oxfordshire to Abingdon:

Oxford Bus Company                                                 01865 785 400

Stagecoach Oxfordshire                                            01865 772 250

Thames Travel                                                            01491 837 988

Information for bus stops within Abingdon can be found here, and details for all of Oxfordshire’s bus routes can be found here. County Council is responsible for these maps and liaison with commerical companies

Along with the local bus services, there are also buses that run direct from Oxford to London (and return) at regular intervals, 24 hours a day.

X90  (Oxford Bus Company) note this service will cease by early 2020

Oxford Tube  (Stagecoach)

and National Express operates on main routes throughout the UK. 

Megabus offers a route London to Marble Arch, airport routes and lots of options on line. Oxford Bus Company have a bus office on Oxford High Street. Note you can pay by card for national buses at Gloucester Green. When picking up buses to London or airports from Thornhill Park and Ride (as at 2018) you must have cash.

By train   Abingdon does not have a railway station. There are several stations close-by which link-up with regular bus services to Abingdon: Timetables alter over Christmas. Deals are available for people able to plan in advance.

Radley – 3 miles

Oxford – 7 miles

Didcot Parkway – 8 miles

Rail timetables:

National Rail Enquiries

Great Western timetables

https://www.thetrainline.com

By car   Abingdon operates two hours free parking in civic car parks and there are a plenty of town centre car parks. Get a ticket in advance for three or more hours and the free period is given to you. This is for official car parks as in the link. Always read the terms on the car park display board.

Coaches See the Coach Drivers' Yearbook for public service vehicles and parking with visitors. Coaches and HGV parking it is essential to book through District Council as in 2019and 2020  the coach park is locked unless booking has been agreed. Follow the link in the paragraph above or please phone +441235 422422 in advance during weekday office hours. There is a drop off point for coach passengers at Hales Meadow near Abingdon bridge we emphasise make arrangements in advance as the heritage area is beautiful but has some narrow streets.

Further information on all forms of transport to Abingdon can be found in Discover Abingdon  Getting Here.

Electric Charging Abingdon is committed to green policies. Car charging is available at Waitrose on Abbey close (follow road signs for Information and Theatre) OX14 3JD and also at Frilford to the West of town www.zap-map.com

 

There are a number of Car Parks in Abingdon Town Centre. These are operated by The Vale Of White Horse District Council and for further details please click here. On street parking is also available in a number of spaces in West St Helens Street East St Helens Street Lombard Street Bridge Street Thames Street Withington Court These are payable by parking meters.
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