Where is Banbury?

Banbury is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, eight miles west of the town of Brackley, 22 miles north of the major city of Oxford, and 64 miles north-west of London. Banbury lies roughly one mile south-west of the Northamptonshire border. Banbury falls within the district council of Cherwell, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX16 postcode district. The post town for Banbury is Banbury.

Banbury on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Banbury
Location of Banbury within the UK

Which county is Banbury in?

Banbury is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Banbury in Oxfordshire?

Banbury is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.

Location of Banbury within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Banbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Banbury is OX16 5QB.

Where is Banbury in OX16?

Banbury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX16 postcode district.

Location of Banbury within OX16

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What is the post town for Banbury?

The post town for Banbury is Banbury. Banbury is in the OX16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Banbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Banbury?

The centre of Banbury is located at position 52.06213° latitude and -1.3336° longitude.

Latitude52.06213°
Longitude-1.3336°

What is the easting and northing of Banbury?

The centre of Banbury is located at the grid reference easting 445783 and northing 240626 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting445783
Northing240626

What are the nearest towns to Banbury?

Position of Banbury relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Banbury to the centre of the town.

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Banbury is 8 miles west of Brackley
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Banbury is 12 miles north-east of Chipping Norton
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Banbury is 12 miles east of Shipston-on-Stour
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Banbury is 13 miles south of Southam
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Banbury is 14 miles north-west of Bicester
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Banbury is 15 miles north-east of Charlbury
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Banbury is 15 miles north of Woodstock
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Banbury is 15 miles west of Buckingham
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Banbury is 15 miles south-west of Daventry
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Banbury is 15 miles west of Towcester

What are the nearest cities to Banbury?

Position of Banbury relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Banbury to the centre of the city.

22m
Banbury is 22 miles north of Oxford
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Banbury is 25 miles south of Coventry
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Banbury is 38 miles south-east of Birmingham
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Banbury is 39 miles east of Worcester
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Banbury is 40 miles south of Leicester
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Banbury is 41 miles east of Gloucester
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Banbury is 48 miles north-west of St Albans
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Banbury is 48 miles south-east of Lichfield
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Banbury is 50 miles south-east of Wolverhampton
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Banbury is 58 miles south-west of Peterborough