Getting to Wantage


Buses run regularly from Oxford, Didcot, Abigdon and Faringdon, with Saturday services from Swindon and Newbury


The nearest railway station to Wantage is Didcot. There are taxis and buses which can take you to Wantage. The other station worth thinking about is Oxford. A bit further, but not much.


The main North / South roads are the A338 and the A34

The main East / West road is the A417

Nearest Motorways

Our nearest motorways are the M4 and M40


The Vale of White Horse District Council website tells you all you need to know about parking in Wantage. Times, maps and charges.

VWHDC parking in Wantage

All the car parks are well placed. None is more than 5 minutes walk into the town centre.

  • Market Square (in the centre of town)
  • King’s Walk shopping centre (by Sainsbury)
  • Mill Street car park
  • Portway (by Wantage Civic Hall)

Taxi / Car Hire

There is a taxi rank in the Market Square and a number of taxi and car hire companies based in the town.