There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 12 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 / ...

$68 - $121

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Henley on Thames 118.2 miles

$25 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from Cardiff to Henley on Thames. However, you can take the train to Reading, take the walk to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street), then take the bus to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street (Post Office). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Henley on Thames.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.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
$5
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff to Henley on Thames?

The distance between Cardiff and Henley on Thames is 158 km. The road distance is 189 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £18 - £27.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames?

It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Cardiff to Henley on Thames, including transfers.