Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Highcliffe?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Highcliffe by train 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  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to New Milton

Cheapest option

Train via Basingstoke  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Brockenhurst

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Reading to Highcliffe 69.6 miles

Reading to Highcliffe by train and bus

The journey time between Reading and Highcliffe is around 3h 44m and covers a distance of around 70 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 15m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by CrossCountry, South Western Railway, Yellow Buses and others, the Reading to Highcliffe service departs from Reading and arrives in Highcliffe, The Lord Bute. Typically 55 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 29m
Layover time:
2h 15m
Total time:
3h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 50m
Journey distance:
70 miles
Services per week:
55
Cheapest price:
£43
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:52
Last service departs at:
22:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reading to Highcliffe train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 22m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Reading to Highcliffe is to drive. Taking this option will cost £10 - £16 and takes 1h 22m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Reading to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Basingstoke and Brockenhurst. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

More details

The distance between Reading and Highcliffe is 59 miles. The road distance is 69.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Reading to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs £40 - £140.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Reading to Highcliffe, including transfers.

More details

Reading to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Reading station.

More details

Reading to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Brockenhurst station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Highcliffe is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Reading to Highcliffe.

Get driving directions

Book your Reading to Highcliffe train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

Map of how to get from Reading to Highcliffe.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between Reading, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Highcliffe via Southampton Central, New Milton, and New Milton, Whitefield Road Terminus in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £95
Train from Basingstoke to Brockenhurst
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to New Milton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £18
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
Train from Basingstoke to Brockenhurst
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 362+ hotels available in Highcliffe. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details