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There are 3 ways to get from Poole to Henley-on-Thames by train, bus or car

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Train, line 800 bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Poole to Basingstoke
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street 800 / ...

£39 - £158

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading

£49 - £158

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Poole to Henley-on-Thames 88.2 miles

£13 - £20

Poole to Henley-on-Thames by train

The train journey time between Poole and Henley-on-Thames is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 91 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 34m. Services are operated by South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway and others. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Poole to Henley-on-Thames train schedules

Poole → Henley-on-Thames
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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Henley-on-Thames is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Henley-on-Thames is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Henley-on-Thames. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Henley-on-Thames via Bournemouth, Reading and Twyford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Poole and Henley-on-Thames is 74 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Henley-on-Thames without a car is to train and line 800 bus which takes 3h 12m and costs £35 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Poole to Henley-on-Thames, including transfers.

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Poole to Henley-on-Thames train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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Poole to Henley-on-Thames train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Henley-on-Thames is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Poole to Henley-on-Thames.

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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Poole, England and Henley-on-Thames, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Bournemouth to Reading hourly. Tickets cost £40 - £140 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

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