There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Blandford Forum by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth
  2. Take the bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, The Half Moon X8

$63 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Salisbury, Millstream Coach Park 033
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Blandford, Market Place 20

$27 - $66

2 alternative options

Bus via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$53 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Blandford Forum 78 miles

$16 - $25

What companies run services between Reading, England and Blandford Forum, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Blandford Forum via Basingstoke, Basingstoke, Railway Station, Salisbury, Millstream Coach Park, and Salisbury, Endless Street in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, The Half Moon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Salisbury, Millstream Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Damory Coaches
Phone
01202 338 420
Email
enquiries@damory.co.uk
Website
damory.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
damory.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reading to Blandford Forum?

The distance between Reading and Blandford Forum is 106 km. The road distance is 125 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Blandford Forum?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Blandford Forum is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reading to Blandford Forum?

The quickest way to get from Reading to Blandford Forum is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct bus between Reading and Blandford Forum?

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Blandford Forum. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Blandford, The Half Moon via Heathrow Airport London and Poole, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Reading to Blandford Forum?

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Reading to Blandford Forum, including transfers.