There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Dorchester on Thames by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading, Station North Interchange (Reading Station North Entrance) to Dorchester Bypass (Layby) X38|river rapids / ...

$8

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Train, bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Dorchester Bypass (Layby) X38|river rapids / ...

$23 - $55

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Dorchester on Thames 17.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Dorchester on Thames 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading, Station North Interchange (Reading Station North Entrance) station and arriving at Dorchester Bypass (Layby). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Reading and Dorchester on Thames is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Dorchester on Thames without a car is to bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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The bus from Reading, Station North Interchange (Reading Station North Entrance) to Dorchester Bypass (Layby) takes 58 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Reading to Dorchester on Thames bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading, Station North Interchange (Reading Station North Entrance).

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Reading to Dorchester on Thames bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Dorchester Bypass (Layby) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Dorchester on Thames is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Reading to Dorchester on Thames.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Dorchester on Thames. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, England?

Thames Travel operates a bus from Reading to Dorchester on Thames every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 58 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
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading, Station North Interchange (Reading Station North Entrance) to Dorchester Bypass (Layby)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Dorchester Bypass (Layby)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Dorchester on Thames
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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