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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Virginia Water
  3. Take the train from Virginia Water to Chertsey

$19 - $34

4 alternative options

Train, line 8 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8

$27 - $45

Bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Didcot, Parkway Station (Rail Station) to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K3) X32|Connector
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 LHR|the airline

$22 - $36

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Didcot to Thorpe Park 46.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Didcot to Thorpe Park 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

What companies run services between Didcot, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Didcot to Thorpe Park via Reading, Virginia Water, and Chertsey in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Didcot to Thorpe Park via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K3), Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5), Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Virginia Water
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Virginia Water to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Didcot, Parkway Station (Rail Station) to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K3)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Didcot to Thorpe Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Radio Taxis Oxford Ltd
Phone
+44 1865 242424
Website
radiotaxisoxford.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Didcot and Thorpe Park is 55 km. The road distance is 74 km.

The cheapest way to get from Didcot to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Didcot to Thorpe Park is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs £160 - £200.

No, there is no direct train from Didcot to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Didcot Parkway and arriving at Chertsey via Reading and Virginia Water. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Didcot to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Didcot, Parkway Station (Rail Station) and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5), Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Didcot to Thorpe Park, including transfers.