Getting here

Due to Banbury’s superb geographical location in the Cherwell Valley and access to fantastic transport links, getting here could not be easier.

Practically mid-way between London and the Midlands Banbury can easily be accessed by road, rail and even by boat.  

Banbury Town is relatively flat and is therefore accessible for people with pushchairs, wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

By Road:  Banbury is ideally situated just off Junction 11 of the M40 and with other roads providing easy connections to most major routes, Banbury is easily commutable from many parts of the country.

DestinationRouteDistanceDuration
(Approx.)
BirminghamVia M4052 miles57 mins
BuckinghamVia A42218 miles30 mins
Cheltenhamvia A43639 miles69 mins
Chipping Nortonvia A36113 miles25 mins
Coventryvia A42328 miles49 mins
Leamington Spavia A42321 miles37 mins
Milton Keynesvia A42231 miles54 mins
Northamptonvia A4329 miles45 mins
Oxfordvia A34 & M4029 miles45 mins
Stratford Upon Avonvia A42221 miles35 mins
Warwickvia M4030 miles35 mins

Car parking:

Once here, there are plenty of car parks in and around the town centre. (See Car Parking)

By Rail:

Banbury Train Station is situated on Station Road just a 5 minute walk from Banbury Town Centre. 

Address: Banbury Train Station, Station Road, Banbury OX16 5AB

There are direct train links and connections to Banbury from many towns and cities including:

DestinationDuration (Approx.)
Birmingham50 mins
Birmingham International Airport40 mins
Coventry31 mins
Leamington Spa17 mins
London Marylebone57 mins
Oxford17 mins
Stratford Upon Avon59 mins
Warwick21 mins

For the latest timetables and fares visit: Chiltern Railways or Trainline

By Bus:

Banbury Bus Station is situated on Bridge Street in the heart of the town with frequent services in and around Banbury, the surrounding areas and further afield. 

Address: Banbury Bus Terminal, Bridge Street, Banbury OX16 5QD

Service below from Stagecoach and Johnsons

Depart FromArriveRouteDuration (approx.)
Brackley – Market PlaceBanbury Bus Station Bay 250032 mins
Brackley – Market PlaceBanbury Bus Station Bay 2500C58 mins
Chipping Norton – Churchill HouseBanbury Bus Station Bay 748856 mins
Chipping Norton – Churchill HouseBanbury Bus Station Bay 748923 mins
Coventry – RadfordBanbury Bus Station Bay 249760 mins
Daventry – Bus StationBanbury Bus Station Bay 720055 mins
Leamington Spa – Clarendon AvenueBanbury Bus Station Bay 250180 mins
Leamington – Temple Herdewyke Stuart GardensBanbury Bus Station Bay 250243 mins
Oxford – City Centre Magdalen StreetBanbury Bus Station Bay 6S490 minutes
Oxford – John Radcliffe HospitalBanbury Bus Station Bay 6H467 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 8675 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 8778 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 850A80 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 8670 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 8770 minutes
Stratford Upon AvonBanbury Bus Station Bay 8X770 minutes

For further details on bus routes, timetables and fares visit: Stagecoach, Johnsons or Bustimes.org