Car Parks in Oxford - Thornhill Park and Ride

Record details

Site and location

Thornhill Park and Ride

Location map

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Located off the A40 from Thame, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, London and the M40 to the east of the city, just before the ring road.

Additional information

All Park and Ride sites are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Vehicles can be left overnight. Maximum stay 72 hours.

Combined Park + Bus Tickets are available to purchase from the machines on site.

Our parking ticket machines do not dispense change. A ticket can be purchased for a higher value but no refunds can be given.

Alternatively you can use our telephone payment system if you have a valid debit or credit card.

English national concessionary bus passes for over 60s and disabled people are accepted on Park and Ride buses.

Parking Spaces

Approx 1,335 spaces

Height Restrictions

2.1 metres (6ft 11 inches)

Parking charges

Payment must be made on arrival. Coins and cards accepted.

Park + Bus

You can pay for parking and a day return bus ticket using the machines onsite. For car parking and one traveller £4.00. For car parking and two adults £5.00. Up to three children (under 16) can also travel using either of the Park + Bus ticket options.

You must enter your full vehicle registration when buying a ticket. You do not have to display the ticket in your vehicle, it can be presented to the driver for travel on the bus.

This ticket is not available on services to the hospitals.

Cash and Card

Using the black pay machines on site, for parking only.

  • 0-1 hour free: £0.00
  • 1-16 hours: £2.00
  • 16-24 hours: £4.00
  • 24-48 hours: £8.00
  • 48-72 hours: £12.00


Using the RingGo service. Telephone: 01865 989000

RingGo location code: 3924

RingGo location code for Park & Bus: 392400 (only available through the RingGo App)

  • 0-1 hour free: £0.00
  • 1-16 hours: £2.00
  • 16-24 hours: £4.00
  • 24-48 hours: £8.00
  • 48-72 hours: £12.00
  • 28 days: £30 includes text reminder 24 hours before expiry 


Monthly, quarterly and annual permits are available.

  • Annual Permit £300 - potential saving of £8.23 per week
  • Quarterly Permit £85 (valid for 13 weeks) - potential saving of £7.46 per week
  • 28 Day Permit £30 (valid for 4 weeks) - potential saving of £6.50 per week

Buy a Park and Ride parking permit

Pay by phone

This car park accepts payment by RingGo, our chosen pay by phone parking provider. Just call 01865 989000 or download the RingGo App. More information on RingGo.

Location code for this car park: 3924

Location code for Park + Bus: 392400 (only available through the RingGo App)

Bus fares

Please refer to the Tickets page of the Oxford Bus Company website to confirm prices and terms and conditions of travel.

Quick guide

  • Park + Bus tickets are available from the machines on site
    • For Car Parking & 1 Traveller £4.00 up to three children (under 16) can also travel for free using this ticket.
    • For Parking & 2 Adults £5.00 up to three children (under 16) can also travel for free using this ticket.
    • Use the RingGo App Location code 392400 to purchase your Park + Bus tickets.
Bus timetables, route and stops

Park and Ride to Oxford

Visit the Oxford Bus Company website for full details of timetable, route and stops.


  • Oxford Tube for Hillingdon, Shepherd’s Bush, Notting Hill Gate, Marble Arch and Victoria


  • LGW for Gatwick airport
  • LHR for Heathrow airport

For more information go to the Airline - Oxford Bus Company website

  • National Express for Luton and Stansted airports

For more information go to the National Express website

Getting to hospitals

Terminal building available offering:

  • Toilets
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Waiting Room

Opening times: 6.30am to 11.30pm

Disabled parking

Free parking for Blue Badge holders

Motorcycle parking

There is a designated parking area for motorcycles where parking is free.

However, standard charges apply if using a normal car parking bay.

Electric vehicle charge points



Bus timetable, route and bus ticket queries 

Contact Oxford Bus Company

Car parking queries

Contact the Car Parks Team: