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 as walking distances and times between travel options are also given.
- Oxford Bus Company: 01865 785 400
- Stagecoach Oxfordshire: 01865 772 250
- Thames Travel: 01491 837 988
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.
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 each Christmas. Deals are available for people able to plan in advance, also for travelling at non-peak times when booked in advance.
By car: Abingdon operates two hours free parking in civic car parks and there are plenty of town centre car parks. 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 2020 the coach park is locked. Please phone +4401235 470118 or switchboard +441235 422422 in advance during weekday office hours. There is a drop off point for one coach at Hales Meadow at Abingdon bridge. This is a short, level stroll. Walk on the pavement by the Nag’s Head, the Broad Face and the Crown and Thistle and you come to the Information office in Guildhall on Bridge Street. From this top end of Bridge Street you can view the famous County Hall.
We emphasise make arrangements in advance as the heritage area is beautiful but has some narrow streets. In October during Abingdon Michalemas Fair coaches and HGVs are not able to approach the town centre or any civic car park.
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 car and larger vehicles can charge up at Frilford to the West of town www.zap-map.com
Car Parking in Abingdon-on Thames
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.
For information on the residents parking scheme in Abingdon Town Centre please see here.
We have now received confirmation from Oxfordshire County Council that civil parking enforcement will commence on 1st November 2021. The introduction of civil parking enforcement will provide us with the opportunity to make some improvements to parking arrangements in Abingdon and we would value the views of Abingdon residents. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.