Local Bus Services

The main bus stops in Steeple Aston are on South Side at:

  • Bradshaw Close
  • The Dickredge
  • Nizewell Head

Daily services


The regular bus service for the village is Stagecoach No. S4. Buses run from Steeple Aston to Banbury Bus Station or Oxford, Magdalen Street from early morning until early evening. The journey to Oxford takes around 45 minutes, while the Banbury trip is usually 10 minutes shorter. There are fewer bus services in each direction on Sundays, and this service also runs on Bank Holidays.

Here is the timetable from 1st September 2020

Website: www.stagecoachbus.com/oxfordshire. For the current timetable, click on Timetables and enter S4.
Telephone: 01865 772250. Lines open 7.00am – 8.00pm on weekdays; 9.00pm – 5.00pm weekends.

Hallmark Travel

From July 6th 2020,  Hallmark Travel runs the 250 service between Bicester and Oxford, which stops at Lower Heyford.

To see the timetable, please click here.

Our Bus Bartons

This volunteer-run service normally goes from Middle Barton to The Crescent, Steeple Aston and back via Lower Heyford rail station twice a day, early in the morning and in the evening, they also provide weekly services to Chipping Norton and Bicester.

This service was  suspended due to coronavirus from March until August. A new limited service has been resumed. For residents of Steeple Aston, this means the return of the Wednesday service to Chipping Norton and Friday service to Bicester. Please see their website for timetables and more information.

OurBus Bartons Richard  C Brown explains: “We follow strict guidance to keep yourselves and our drivers safe.

  • All of our vehicles are fitted with sanitizer dispensers
  • Passengers are required to wear face coverings throughout their journey
  • All surfaces in our vehicles are disinfected after every journey
  • Bus Passes will be scanned and any cash handled will be sanitized

“As we must limit the number of passengers we carry to eight, you must reserve a seat by giving us 24 hours notice of your intention to travel by calling Sheila Tumman (01869 340635) or Martin Roberts on (01869 347188). Pre-booked passengers will have priority. We will only use this information to arrange for an additional bus to cover busy journeys if necessary.”

For more information, go to: http://ourbus.co/bartons/

Or their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OurBusBartons/

Bus Passes

For the over 65s
Website: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/roads-and-transport/public-transport/bus-passes/older-persons-bus-pass-1