Seacourt Park & Ride, Oxford – All You Need to Know in 2023

Seacourt is the only park and ride on the east side of Oxford city and also the closest to the city centre at only a 1.4-mile distance to Hight Street, Oxford. This is only a 12-minute bus ride, but if you don’t have any luggage you may enjoy a brisk 30-minute walk into town after your long drive.

Parking at Seacourt Park and Ride, Oxford – 2023

Oxfords Seacourt is the ideal park and ride to use when you are arriving from Bristol, Bath or Wales or generally from the eastside of the United Kingdom and is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. You can pay online using the RingGo app. (The Ringo location ID for Seacourt Ride and Ride is ID 3918) and the prices are on the chat below.

dfhj Park & Ride Car Park Details
Opening Times24 hours a day
7 days a week
Address234 Botley Rd, Oxford
PostcodeOX2 0HP
PriceUp to 1 hour
Up to 11 hours
11-24 hours
24-48 hours
48-72 hours
Over 72 hours
Disabled Badge
£100 charge
Pay bycash or card at the machineYou can also pay by calling 01865-989-000 or by SMS on 81025 using Location ID 3918 if you are a RingGo users
Distance14.4 miles
Disable BaysYesParking is free with a clearly displayed disabled blue badge
Electric Car ChargerYes
Safer Parking AwardedYes
Seacourt Park & Ride RingGo location code is: ID 3918

Journeying to and from Oxford by Bus (400 bus)

Seacourt 400 Bus TimeTable

Seacourt park and ride into Oxford:

Apart from walking the 1.4 miles into the centre of Oxford, the only other option is to take the 400 bus. This is a very fast and easy option. the bus can be taken from the bus stop just outside of the park and ride car park on the main road, called Botley Road (A420)

Returning to Seacourt park and ride:

When you are ready to head back to Seacourt park and ride, there are a few options for bus stops to choose from. Starting from the centre of Oxford and heading west, the most central bus stop is

  • High Street – bus stop J3
  • Speedwell Street – bus stop S1
  • New Road – bus stop E4
  • Botley Road – bus stop R10 – Get off for Seacourt park and ride

Bus stop R10 on Botley road is the bus stop you will need to get off for Seacourt Park and ride which is just across the road. Just like the bus ride into Oxford, the return bus ride will also take around 12 minutes. See the 400 bus timetable below.

400 Bus Timetable

Seacourt 400 BusMon to FridaySaturdaySunday
First Bus
into Oxford
6:00 am 6:00 am 8:20 am
Earlybefore 7:30 am
15 to 30 mins
before 8:10 am
20-30 mins
before 11:00 am
20-30 mins
Daytime7:00 am to 6:00 pm
10 to 12 mins
8:10 am to 6:30 pm
10 to 11 mins
9:40 am to 5:55 pm
15 mins
Early Evening18:00 pm to 6:50 pm
15 mins
6:30 to 6:50 pm
Eveningsafter 6:50 pm
30 mins
after 6:50 pm
30 mins
after 5:55 pm
15 mins
Last bus in
11:20 pm
last bus back
11:40 pm
Last bus in
11:20 pm
last bus back
11:40 pm
Last bus in
6:50 pm
last bus back
7:10 pm

See the map of Oxford city below that show where you can pick up a 400 bus from.

Sourced from tourinatour

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If you are not arriving in Oxford from the west side, this may not be the park and ride for you. There are five Park and Rides to choose from, two in the north, one in the east, one in the south and one (Seacourt) park and ride in the South. So, keep that in mind when choosing.

Alternatively, you can take the easier option of downloading the ‘Best Free Parking Spots in Oxford‘ if you don’t like buses. But whichever option you choose, drive safely and have a great trip

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