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There are 4 ways to get from Maidenhead to Shere by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gomshall

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus, bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's to Heathrow Central Bus Station 4
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidenhead to Shere 37.2 miles

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Maidenhead to Shere 37.2 miles

Maidenhead to Shere by train

The train journey time between Maidenhead and Shere is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 2m. Operated by First Great Western Service and TfL Rail, the Maidenhead to Shere train service departs from Maidenhead and arrives in Gomshall. Typically 110 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 15m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
1h 33m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 2m
Train distance:
45 miles
Trains per week:
110
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:13
Last train departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidenhead to Shere train schedules

Maidenhead → Shere
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shere is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Maidenhead to Shere is to drive, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to Shere is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidenhead to Shere. However, there are services departing from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's and arriving at Shere, Village Hall via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidenhead to Shere. However, there are services departing from Maidenhead and arriving at Gomshall via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Maidenhead and Shere is 24 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidenhead to Shere without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Maidenhead to Shere, including transfers.

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Maidenhead to Shere bus services, operated by First, depart from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's station.

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Maidenhead to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Maidenhead to Shere is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs £17 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 4h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Maidenhead to Shere.
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  • Distance: 23.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Maidenhead, England and Shere, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Reading to Gomshall hourly. Tickets cost £14 - £17 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidenhead to Shere via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Guildford station, and Friary Bus Station in around 4h 8m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Maidenhead to Shere
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
U Want Taxis
Phone
+44 1628 621 449
Website
uwanttaxis.com
On Time Cars Maidenhead
Phone
+44 1628 777 400
Website
ontimecar.co.uk
A-K Taxis Maidenhead
Phone
+44 7449 960 545
Website
aktaxismaidenhead.webs.com
A1 Taxis Maidenhead
Phone
+44 1628 628 414
Website
maidenheadtaxiservice.co.uk

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Maidenhead to Shere bus services, operated by First, arrive at Guildford station.

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Maidenhead to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Gomshall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidenhead to Shere is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Maidenhead to Shere.

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