Local Transport

For a timetable giving all the buses to and from Watlington please click here


Going Forwards Buses  Service 137 (Wallingford - Watlington)

 A new service operated by Going Forward Buses linking Watlington with Ewelme, RAF Benson and Wallingford commenced on 8th August.  This service currently provides two return journeys from Wallingford to Watlington on Tuesdays. (Current timetable is here)  It is now proposed that this will be increased to three return trips on each of Monday, Wednesday and Friday subject to approval from the Traffic Commissioners.  This revised service will be introduced in late November  if approved.  For details of the current service, please see Going Forward Buses. or call 07484 605888.  Concessionary pass holders travel free.  No advance booking needed.  Proposed new timetable is here.

At Wallingford there are connections to Thames Travel services to Reading, Oxford, Didcot and Henley. The buses also run through as Going Forward Buses service 133 to the rail stations at Cholsey and Goring, for train connections to Pangbourne, Reading, London and Didcot.  


T1 (Watlington - Oxford)

Since 23rd July 2017 the T1 has been reduced to a peak time services only running between Watlington and Oxford and with a single off-peak service in each direction.  The off-peak service leaves Watlington at 09:20 in the morning and returns from St Aldates in Oxford leaving at 12:35.  The Saturday service is a two hourly service from Watlington.   The full timetable is here.

Thame Market Day Bus

Market-day bus service to Thame provided by the Oxfordshire CometThe timetable for the service and more detail about how to use the service is here.

M40 Bus Link, Lewknor

From Lewknor you can catch the Oxford Tube to London or Oxford as well as the airport buses to Heathrow and Gatwick.

Parking arrangements are informal at the bus link. Please ensure you park sensibly and safely and remove any valuables from your vehicle. The area is not well lit so please consider wearing hi-viz clothing when walking to and from your vehicle.

Train Travel

The nearest railway station is Princes Risborough operated by ChilternRailways. Regular services operate to London Marylebone, Aylesbury and Banbury. Haddenham & Thame Parkway is on the same line as Princes Risborough and also operates a regular service to Oxford Parkway. 

Local Taxi Companies

 Diamond Taxi  07515 571711
 Watlington Taxis  07442 495881 / 01491 612777
 Tetsworth Taxis  07828 927218
 Travel with Stile  07759 700930
 Thame Taxis  01844 398813 
 Tracey's Transport  07973 116314 / 01844 281813