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Day Trips and Excursions from Bicester, Banbury and Oxford


Heyfordian run a schedule of day trips and outings for the general public from Bicester, Banbury and Oxford. Stepping onto a comfortable, luxurious coach from your local pick up point, and being taken directly to a tourist destination could not be easier by coach. There's a personal touch that other public transport options do not offer along with certain locations that would be impossible to get to via any other means.


You may own a car and think that would be the easiest and simplest way to have a day out? However, a coach travel day trip from Bicester or Oxford can offer you a much more relaxing and sociable day out, that can't be achieved with a day out in the car. You also have the added benefit of being able to shop or take bulky items that can be stored in our large luggage compartments.


RAF Museum Day Trips from Banbury and Oxford


Sightseeing Day Trips from Bicester & Banbury  2021


We are running day trips designed for our more mature customers. From just £16* for an over 60's day ticket, these trips offer a relaxing day out to some of the UK's most popular tourist destinations. Please see the trips below.



Royal Airforce Museum - CANCELLED

 Friday 27th August 2021


Join us on this thrilling day trip to see the most amazing aeronautical galleries and displays. Try your hand at flying on the amazing simulators and step back in time through six full hangars of aviation history. There is even an amazing adventure playground for children - a great day out for the whole family.


Day Trip Schedule:


  • 08:00 Depart bus stop on Ermont Way, outside Costa Coffee, Banbury

  • 08:35 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 09:00 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 10:45 Arrive at Royal Air Force Museum

  • 16:30 Depart Royal Air Force Museum




National Memorial Arboretum


NEW DATE - Saturday 4th September 2021


Visit the stunning National Memorial Arboretum - wonder at nearly 400 individual memorials, each with a fascinating story to tell. The 150 acre site features 25,000 trees -  truly breath-taking sight.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 08:00 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 08:15 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 09:00 Depart Banbury - bus stop on Ermont Way, outside Costa Coffee

  • 11:00 Arrive at National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas

  • 16:30 Depart National Memorial Arboretum




Cotswolds - CANCELLED

Tuesday 17th August 2021


Take a trip through the Cotswolds stopping at Moreton in Marsh and Bourton on the Water. One of the most relaxing and scenic trips we offer - not to be overlooked by families either as there are plenty of things to do and see on this wonderful day trip.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 08:30 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 08:45 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 09:15 Bus stop on Ermont Way, outside Costa Coffee, Banbury

  • 12:00 Depart Moreton in Marsh

  • 12:30 Arrive in Bourton on the Water

  • 16:00 Depart Bourton on the Water




Batsford Arboretum

Monday 4th October 2021


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 08:30 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 08:45 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 09:15 Depart bus stop on Ermont Way, outside Costa Coffee, Banbury

  • 10:30 Arrive at Batsford Arboretum

  • 16:30 Depart Batsford Arboretum





Day Trips from Bicester and Oxford

Family Seaside Day Trips from Bicester and Oxford 2021


Our days out to the seaside are some of our most popular day trips. Relax with friends and family on a luxury coach and enjoy a day out without the driving!


We run regular trips to all of the most popular seaside destinations in the UK. Destinations offer a whole host of different activities and attractions so if the beach is not your thing then do not worry - there's plenty to do!




Saturday 31st July 2021


Join us on the day trip to the coastal town of Bournemouth - with its Blue Flag awarded beaches and many seaside attractions.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 0730: Depart Bicester Main Bus Station. Outside Sainsbury’s

  • 0745: Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 0815: Depart Oxford Peartree Service Station

  • 1030: Arrive at Bournemouth

  • 1700: Depart Bournemouth





Saturday 21st August 2021


Come on this trip to the beautifully quaint town of Swanage in Dorset, where you can enjoy a traditional seaside day out with the family.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 07:00 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 07:15 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 10:30 Arrive at Swanage

  • 16:30 Depart Swanage




Portsmouth: Gunwharf Quays, Historic Dockyard & Southsea

Wednesday 25th August 2021


Join us on this day trip to Portsmouth, home of the impressive Gunwharf Quays outlet Spinnaker Tower, the historic dockyards and Southsea beachfront including a classic seaside fairground and other attractions.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 0730: Depart Banbury, Ermont Way outside Costa Coffee

  • 0800: Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 0815: Bicester Main Bus Station. Outside Sainsbury’s

  • 1045: Arrive at Portsmouth (Gunwharf Quays/Historic Dockyard)

  • 1100: Arrive at Southsea

  • 1630: Depart Southsea

  • 1645: Depart Portsmouth (Gunwharf Quays/Historic Dockyard)





Saturday 28th August 2021


Join us on this day trip to one of the top beach destinations in the UK.


Day Trip Schedule:

  • 07:30 Depart Bicester bus station on Manorsfield Road

  • 07:45 Depart Bicester Park & Ride

  • 10:15 Arrive at Brighton

  • 16:30 Depart Brighton




Day Trips to Brighton from Bicester



Booking with Heyfordian Travel

To book onto one of our day trips please click on the 'book now' button next to that trip and you will be taken to eventbrite where you can buy your tickets using their secure checkout system. Before your trip you will receive an email with all the details including pick up times and locations.


Ticket Costs

Each of our day trip tickets costs vary, depending on which trip you book onto. The ticket prices start from:

  • Over 60's - £16

  • Adult ticket - £20

  • Child ticket (4-16yrs) - £12

  • Infant ticket (3 and under) - FREE

* Please note, eventbrite charge a booking fee when making payment via their website. This varies depending on the tickets you are purchasing. We are happy to accept bookings and payments over the phone and via bank transfer. Please email and you will receive details on how to book and make payment.


Ways to Pay

We offer all customers a number of ways to pay.

  • Online

Via the eventbrite website. This is a secure method of payment using a credit/debit card or PayPal. To view all trips and to book click here (opens in a new window).

  • Over the phone

Don't call us, we will call you! Email and you will be given details on how to request a call back where we can take payment over the phone using a credit or debit card.

  • Bank Transfer

Email and we will send you details so you can transfer money directly into our bank account.




If you are unsure on anything at all do not hesitate to get in touch - email or use the contact details here .


Why book with Heyfordian?


Travel in Comfort

Our modern coaches offer travel with comfort and style. We run a fleet of modern vehicles. To find out more about these click here.



Book with Confidence

We know booking during Covid times can be worrying. We have got your back - book with us and receive a money back guarantee if your trip is cancelled due to gvernment restrictions. We offer a full refund up to ten days before departure (excludes any third party booking fees).



Flexible Booking

Sometimes in life things happen, and we understand this which is why we try to be as flexible as we can. If there is availabiliy on an alternative day trip we will do our best to move you or give you a voucher to book onto a trip later on in the year.



Friendly Family Business

Our business is owned by a family, and has been run by the same family since it began in the 1940's. We treat our customers as though they are family - and our well trained, friendly drivers will ensure you feel safe and comfortable throughout your trip with us.



The Facilities You Need

All our vehicles are equipped with toilet facilities as well as air conditioning and the latest secure, seat belts. Your safety and comfort is of the utmost importance to us. If you have any special requirements please do ask and we will do our very best to accomodate.



The Assistance You Need

We don't want anyone struggling with their bags so allow our expert drivers to help you. If you have a pram or a walking aid - or even a penchant for shopping we can carry what you need. You can store luggage in our coach lockers or in the overhead compartments on board. Just ask and we will take the load off, so you can concentrate on relaxing.


Heyfordian Travel Limited

Murdock Road



OX26 4PP

Tel: 01869 241500
Registered in England No. 1187887

About Us

Established in 1947, Heyfordian Travel is a family owned and managed business. Its transport roots go back to the 1890’s when a branch of the family were the horse-drawn carriers in the village of Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire from where the name Heyfordian originates.

Contact Us

Heyfordian Travel
Murdock Road, Bicester, Oxford, OX26 4PP

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