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Oxford Park and Ride

Parking in our beautiful historic city centres is frustrating enough at the best of times, so why not take the stress out of parking by using one of Oxford's 5 park and ride sites?

On this page you will find parking costs, bus information and a location map for all five park and ride sites including:

pear tree
to city centre 300
redbridge to city centre 300
seacourt to city centre 400
thornhill to city centre 400
water eaton to city centre 500

What does it cost?

for: Redbridge, Peartree, Seacourt & Thornhill Park & Ride services

Single and Return tickets can be bought from the driver on all park&ride buses. To ensure a speedy service, please try to bring correct change on board.

• £2.60 same day return off-peak (same day return using any park&ride service during the off-peak after 9am Mon - Fri and anytime weekends and Public Holidays)

• £2.80 same day return peak (A same day return using any park&ride service during the peak before 9am Mon - Fri)

• £1.80 single journey (single ticket for 1 adult)

• £3.00 period return (return ticket for 1 adult - return within 72 hours)

• £4.80 2 to go (same day return ticket for 2 adults travelling together)

• £5.50 2 to go period return (return ticket for 2 adults travelling together - return within 72 hours)

• £4.00 24h Oxford SmartZone pass (unlimited travel on any park&ride bus & Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach & Thames Travel bus within Oxford SmartZone - Not valid on Stagecoach nightbuses)

• Kids go free! (Up to 3 children under 16 can travel free when accompanied by a fare paying adult to or from any car park.)

maximum stay: 72 hours charges may apply

contact: Oxfrod Bus Company

parking control 01865 815649

out of hours - 01865 793147

bus numbers:

pear tree:to city centre 300

redbridge: to city centre 300

seacourt:to city centre 400

thornhill:to city centre 400

parkway:to city centre 500

please note: Water Eaton is now called Parkway

parking capacities:

pear tree: approx 850 cars

redbridge: approx 1250 cars

seacourt: approx 800 cars

thornhill: approx 850 cars

parkway: approx 850 cars

please note: Water Eaton is now called Parkway


Oxford Parkway (Water Eaton) park&ride500

serving: Serving Oxford Rail Station, City Centre, Summertown and Oxford Parkway. more info

Parking charges

Time Cost
Up to 1 hour Free
Up to 11 hours £2
11-24 hours £4
24-48 hours £8
48-72 hours £12
Over 72 hours £100 excess charge
Disabled Blue Badge Free

please note Water Eaton is run by oxfordshire county council

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for Oxford Smartzone key cards click here

security: 24/7 CCTV plus patrol team

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