How to get to Wallingford


Wallingford is easily accessible from the M4, M40 and A34.

For parking information visit the South Oxfordshire District Council’s parking pages for details on public car parks in Wallingford. The nearest electric car charging points in the town centre include the Lidl car park in Lupton Road.


The town is well served by local bus operator Thames Travel with regular services to Oxford, Reading, Henley and Didcot and to many of the surrounding villages. You can view the Timetables on the Thames Travel website.


There are plenty of bike racks in and around the town.  Download the map of bike rack locations in Wallingford.

Wallingford lies on Sustran’s popular Thames Valley Cycle route, which starts at Putney Bridge in London and goes on to Oxford, taking in Maidenhead, Reading, Abingdon and Wallingford, 40 of the route’s 99 miles are traffic-free. Visit the Sustran’s website for more information. 


Train services are available to and from the village of Cholsey (just over 2 miles away) and Didcot Parkway (6 miles). There are frequent services from both stations to London Paddington, Reading and Oxford. Services to the West Country and Wales also operate from Didcot Parkway. Visit the First Great Western website for timetable information.


There is a convenient coach passenger pick-up and drop-off point on the High Street, across the road from the Wallingford Museum. Coaches can park at Hithercroft Sports Park (OX10 9RB) the sports park require advance notice and the manager (Dave Ralston) can be contacted on 01491 835044 or email wspmanager@tiscali.co.uk

The Queens Head pub (OX10 8ER) in Crowmarsh by appointment in advance, telephone 01491 839857.


Moorings can be found adjacent to Wallingford Bridge and are available for short term stops. Visit our Moorings page for more details.


Wallingford has a taxi rank which is located by the side of Wallingford Town Hall in the centre of Wallingford (Market Place)


Wallingford Town Information Centre has a stock of maps of Wallingford and the surrounding areas, as well as bus and train timetables. For additional help before your journey do call the Town Information Centre on 01491 826972 or email us for help and advice on tic@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk 


Map of Wallingford Location

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