There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Bicester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Bicester Village

$22 - $58

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Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Westgate (Westgate Centre) X40|river rapids / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to King's End, Queens Avenue (o/s Magistrates Court) Ns5 / ...

$16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Bicester 40.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Bicester 40.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Bicester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Bicester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Bicester. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) and arriving at King's End, Queens Avenue (o/s Magistrates Court) via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Bicester. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Bicester Village via Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Reading and Bicester is 32 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Bicester without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs £16 - £45.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Reading to Bicester, including transfers.

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Reading to Bicester bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel).

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Reading to Bicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Bicester is to train which takes 55 min and costs £16 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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Reading to Bicester bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at King's End, Queens Avenue (o/s Magistrates Court) station.

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Reading to Bicester train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Bicester Village station.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Bicester.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Bicester, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Bicester via Oxford in around 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Bicester via Oxford City Centre, Westgate (Westgate Centre) and Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Bicester Village
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Westgate (Westgate Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to King's End, Queens Avenue (o/s Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to King's End, Queens Avenue (o/s Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bicester Town Centre, Manorsfield Road (Bus Stand 2)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Bicester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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