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There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Henley on Thames by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street 800 / ...

$5 - $7

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Twyford
  2. Take the train from Twyford to Henley-on-Thames

$5 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Henley on Thames 8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Henley on Thames 8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Walk from Reading to Henley on Thames 7.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Henley on Thames is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Henley on Thames is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street and arriving at Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Henley on Thames. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Henley-on-Thames via Twyford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Reading and Henley on Thames is 6 miles. The road distance is 8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Henley on Thames without a car is to bus which takes 36 min and costs £3 - £6.

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The bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Reading to Henley on Thames bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street station.

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Reading to Henley on Thames train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Henley on Thames is to bus which takes 36 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Henley on Thames.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Reading to Henley on Thames every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 36 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Reading to Henley on Thames via Twyford in around 38 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Twyford
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
Train from Twyford to Henley-on-Thames
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
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 to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Whites Coaches
Phone
01865 340516
Email
sue@whitescoaches.com
Website
whitescoaches.com
Bus from Caversham Heights, St Andrews Church to Henley-on-Thames, Market Place
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Whites Coaches
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Lower Caversham, Washington Road to Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Henley on Thames
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Reading to Henley on Thames bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street station.

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Reading to Henley on Thames train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Henley-on-Thames station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Henley on Thames is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Reading to Henley on Thames.

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