While there are local transport services for getting about in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, some running frequently, bear in mind that this is a rural area, so you will need to plan your journeys before you set off to explore each day.
The Cotswold Discoverer
If you plan to use public transport, then why not consider the Cotswold Discoverer, a hassle free way to explore the Cotswolds by bus and train.Click on the map below to see where the ticket can be used.
There are excellent services to and from Oxford (operated by Stagecoach from many of the local towns, as well as a large number of local bus services. Traveline South East - provides journey planning and timetables for any public transport journey in the South East of England
The Cotswolds Line, running from London (Paddington) to Hereford and Worcester, runs through the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with seven railway stations in the area, with Railbus services at Charlbury (Charlbury Railbus timetable - pdf 55k) and Kingham (Kingham Railbus timetable - pdf 160k) linking to the Cotswolds Line trains.
The London (Paddington) and Oxford to Banbury Line also stops at Tackley station, in the east of the area.