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Getting to Wantage

Wantage is within easy reach of Oxford, Swindon, Newbury and Reading, which are all less than 20 miles away.

Bus

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

www.thames-travel.co.uk

Train

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.

www.nationalrail.co.uk

Car

cars

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

The main East / West road is the A417

Using Google Maps

One of the easiest way to find your way to Wantage is to go to www.maps.google.com, then enter your starting place in the search bar. That’ll show you a map.

Then click on “Get directions”.

You can now enter your destination “Wantage” and Google Maps will give you a map with one or more routes, written directions and the distance.

It even gives you an estimate of the cost of your fuel. Fancy that.

Nearest Motorways

Our nearest motorways are the M4 and M40

Parking

car park

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 Beacon)

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.