The nearest local train stations are Heyford and Bicester North.

Bicester North

The trains here are operated by Chiltern Railways. There are frequent services to London Marylebone via High Wycombe, and to Birmingham via Banbury.

There is no bus to Steeple Aston, but there are taxis available at the station. A single journey to Steeple Aston usually costs £17.00.

Website: gives times, fares, and real time running information
Station taxis: Alpha Cars
Telephone: 01869 248248


Heyford station is unmanned and is about a twenty-minute walk down the hill from Steeple Aston. The trains here are operated by First Great Western. This infrequent service runs between Banbury and London Paddington, often requiring changes at Oxford, Didcot Parkway or Reading.
Website: gives times, fares and real time running information. (N.B. key in Heyford, not Lower Heyford.)

Or try National Rail enquiries:
Website: Telephone: 08457 484950

There is a Cherwell Rail Users’ Group (CRUG) that represents the views of people travelling on this line. For more information, email, or phone the chairman Chris Bates on 01295 758325