There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Chesham by train, subway, bus, taxi 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, Tube  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Baker Street Underground Station to Chesham Underground Station Metropolitan

$27 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Chesham, Broadway (Underground Station) 1A / ...

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Chesham 32.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Chesham 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Reading, England and Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Chesham via High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Baker Street Underground Station to Chesham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Chesham, The Wild Rover PH (White Horse)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Chesham, Broadway (Underground Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Chesham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 Chesham is 37 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Chesham is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to Chesham is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £110 - £140.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Chesham. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) and arriving at Chesham, Broadway (Underground Station) via High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Reading to Chesham, including transfers.