Wantage is within easy reach of Oxford, Swindon, Newbury and Reading, which are all less than 20 miles away.
BusBuses run regularly from Oxford, Didcot, Abigdon and Faringdon, with Saturday services from Swindon and Newbury www.thames-travel.co.uk
TrainThe 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
CarThe main North / South roads are the A338 and the A34 The main East / West road is the A417
Using Google MapsOne 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 MotorwaysOur nearest motorways are the M4 and M40
ParkingThe 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)