Three main bus operators run services in Oxfordshire to Abingdon-on-Thames. Each offers real-time information, social media announcements and a phone app.
Oxford Bus Company – 01865 785 400
X3/X13 – Oxford, Abingdon and villages every twenty minutes late evening and every ten minutes in the day, the number 5 bus from Oxford rail station links with this service at St Aldates in Oxford.
35 – Abingdon, Kennington and Radley. Useful for trains and for the Thames Path.
4 – From Wood Farm and the Churchill hospital through Oxford city centre is now the only bus to Abingdon passing by the rail station in Oxford. The route serves Botley, Cumnor, Dry Sandford, Wootton, Shippon and the Barracks, the Further Education College and Abingdon town centre.
Stagecoach Oxfordshire – 01865 772 250
15 – Abingdon, Marcham, Standlake, Witney.
31 – Abingdon to Wantage.
Thames Travel – 01491 837 988
X2 – Oxford to Abingdon, Drayton, Steventon, Milton Park, Didcot, Brightwell, Wallingford. This is useful for Wittenham nature reserve and the Thames Path.
32 and 33 – Abingdon to Culham, Sutton Courtenay, Milton village, Milton Park, Didcot and links to Harwell, Harwell Science Centre campus, East and West Hendred, Ardington and Wantage.
41 – daytime town circular, supported financially by the town council.
45 – Abingdon town centre to Culham Science Centre.
To get to Dorchester-on-Thames, take the bus to Oxford and use the X39 Reading or Henley routes. Locals can use the Oxfordshire Comet service by registering with Oxfordshire County Council.
Buses between Stratton Way near Abingdon town centre and Oxford city centre are frequent – up to very ten minutes during the day and every twenty minutes even late evening.
Along with the local services, buses run direct from Oxford to London at regular intervals, 24 hours a day. Oxford Tube buses have stops in north London and the West End and stop on Buckingham Palace Road, not inside Victoria station.
National Express to London and national services.
Oxford Tube to London (Stagecoach Oxfordshire) also look at Megabus routes.
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