There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street (Post Office) 800 / ...

$61 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride 201 / ...

$20 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Henley on Thames 118.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames is to bus which costs £15 - £24 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Henley on Thames is 98 miles. The road distance is 118.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Henley on Thames. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street (Post Office) via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride and Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Henley on Thames, England?

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Henley on Thames 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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