There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Horsham by train, bus or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$34 - $62

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Train, line 63 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Shalford (Surrey)
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Shalford Railway Station to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) 63

$24 - $36

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Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Horsham

$36 - $58

Bus, line 200 bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London North 210 / ...
  3. Take the line 200 bus from North Terminal Bus Station to Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road) 200

$29 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Horsham 53.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Horsham is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Horsham is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and North Terminal Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Horsham via Gatwick Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Reading and Horsham is 39 miles. The road distance is 53.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Horsham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Reading to Horsham, including transfers.

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Reading to Horsham bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir).

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Reading to Horsham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Horsham is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 200 bus, which costs £22 - £27 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Horsham.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Horsham hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Horsham via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Gatwick Airport London North, and North Terminal Bus Station in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Shalford (Surrey)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shalford Railway Station to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London North
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from North Terminal Bus Station to Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
metrobus.co.uk

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Reading to Horsham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road) station.

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Reading to Horsham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Horsham is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Reading to Horsham.

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