How to get from Reading to Blenheim Palace

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 28 min

$18 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. X40|river rapids / ...
  2. 7 / ...

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. S3 / ...

$17 - $53

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. 35.9 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. 35.9 miles

$7 - $12

What companies run services between Reading, England and Blenheim Palace, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Blenheim Palace hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Blenheim Palace via Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2), Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B1), Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2), and Woodstock, Marlborough Arms (Marlborough Arms PH) in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hanborough
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Woodstock, Marlborough Arms (Marlborough Arms PH)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Woodstock, Marlborough Arms (Marlborough Arms PH)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R1) to Woodstock, Marlborough Arms (Marlborough Arms TC)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Blenheim Palace
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Reading and Blenheim Palace is 51 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Blenheim Palace is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to Blenheim Palace is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs £95 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Hanborough. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Blenheim Palace. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) and arriving at Woodstock, Marlborough Arms (Marlborough Arms PH) via Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2) and Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

The train from Reading to Hanborough takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.