There are 6 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

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69) 1|jet black

$22 - $37

Train South Western Railway, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69) 1|jet black

$19 - $27

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) 702
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69) 1|jet black

$9 - $12

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 to West Berkshire. However, there are services departing from Victoria and arriving at Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69) via Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Thatcham. Services depart hourly. 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 hourly.

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London to West Berkshire bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Victoria 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 3 h 7 min.

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London to West Berkshire bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69) station.

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

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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 hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to West Berkshire via Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) and Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Thatcham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Harts Hill Foot (Opp Playing Fields adj 69)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reading-buses.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
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