There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Cholsey by train, 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  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Cholsey

$7 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 143 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 143 bus from Reading Town Centre, Cheapside (adj Broad Street Mall) to Cholsey, Ferry Lane (Opp Bus Shelter) 143

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Cholsey 14.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Cholsey 14.3 miles

$3 - $5

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Cholsey every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Reading to Cholsey once a week. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Cholsey
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Cheapside (adj Broad Street Mall) to Cholsey, Ferry Lane (Opp Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Cholsey
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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

How far is it from Reading to Cholsey?

The distance between Reading and Cholsey is 18 km. The road distance is 23 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Cholsey?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Cholsey is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reading to Cholsey?

The quickest way to get from Reading to Cholsey is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £10.

Is there a direct train between Reading and Cholsey?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Cholsey. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Reading and Cholsey?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Cheapside (adj Broad Street Mall) and arriving at Cholsey, Ferry Lane (Opp Bus Shelter). Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Reading to Cholsey?

The train from Reading to Cholsey takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.