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There are 3 ways to get from Beckton to Wantage by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Didcot, Parkway Station to Wantage, Market Place X36 / ...

£24 - £39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Charing Cross
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Wantage, Market Place S9 / ...

£18 - £28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Beckton to Wantage 78.6 miles

£11 - £18

Beckton to Wantage by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Beckton and Wantage is around 2h 50m and covers a distance of around 80 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 14m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube), First Great Western Service and others, the Beckton to Wantage service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Wantage, Market Place. Typically 207 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 50m
Fastest journey time:
2h 14m
Services per week:
207
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:25
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Wantage train, subway and bus schedules

Departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

Beckton → Wantage
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The most affordable way to get from Beckton to Wantage is to drive, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to Wantage is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beckton to Wantage. However, there are services departing from Beckton, Kingsford Way and arriving at Wantage, Market Place via Charing Cross, Marble Arch and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Beckton and Wantage is 64 miles. The road distance is 78.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Wantage without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 23m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Beckton to Wantage, including transfers.

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Beckton to Wantage bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Beckton, Kingsford Way station.

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Beckton to Wantage bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Wantage, Market Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Wantage is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Beckton to Wantage.

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  • Distance: 64.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Wantage, England?

You can take a bus from Beckton to Wantage via Charing Cross, Marble Arch, and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates in around 4h 14m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Didcot, Parkway Station to Wantage, Market Place
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Thames Travel
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Wantage, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Thames Travel
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Wantage, Market Place
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire

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