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.

Separate charges apply for parking and bus fare (unless purchasing a 'Combined Ticket' - see below).

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.

Combined Ticket

You can pay for parking and a day return bus ticket into Oxford for two adults and up to three children (under 16) for £6.80.

There are two dedicated machines for these tickets located at each Park and Ride. The combined ticket machines will accept coins and card payments.

You must enter you car registration number when buying a ticket. You do not have to display the ticket in your car, 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
  • 1-11 hours: £2.00
  • 11-24 hours: £4.00
  • 24-48 hours: £8.00
  • 48-72 hours: £12.00


Using the RingGo service. Telephone: 01865 989000

RingGo location code: 3924

  • 0-1 hour free: £0.00
  • 1-11 hours: £2.00
  • 11-24 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

Renew your 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

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

  • Combined/Family Ticket (two adults and up to three children under 16), including parking for up to 11 hours - £6.80
  • Single, parking not included - £1.80
  • Same day return - parking not included - £2.80
  • Period return (return within 72 hours), parking not included - £3
  • 2 To Go (same day return for two adults travelling together), parking not included - £4.80
  • 2 To Go Period return (return within 72 hours), parking not included - £5.50
  • Child single - £0.90
  • Same day child return - £1.40
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: