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There are 5 ways to get from London to West Berkshire by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Thatcham

$26 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kennington to West Berkshire 57.2 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newbury National Express

$9 - $13

Train, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Thatcham, Broadway 1 - jet black

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London to West Berkshire 56 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from London to West Berkshire is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to West Berkshire is to train which costs £20 - £40 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to West Berkshire. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Thatcham, Broadway via Newbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Thatcham. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between London and West Berkshire is 49 miles. The road distance is 56 miles.

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The best way to get from London to West Berkshire without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £20 - £40.

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The train from London Paddington to Thatcham takes 47 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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London to West Berkshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to West Berkshire train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to West Berkshire is to train which takes 47 min and costs £20 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from London to West Berkshire.
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  • Distance: 49 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between London, England and West Berkshire, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to West Berkshire every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to West Berkshire once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Thatcham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Thatcham, Broadway
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kennington to West Berkshire
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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London to West Berkshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newbury station.

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London to West Berkshire train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Thatcham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to West Berkshire is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from London to West Berkshire.

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There are 323+ hotels available in West Berkshire. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and West Berkshire. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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