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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Horsham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Horsham

$34 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, line 200 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South 200 / ...
  3. Take the line 200 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Horsham, Albion Way 200

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Train, line 63 bus  •  2 h 53 min

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

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 to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Horsham, Albion Way via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 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 53 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 53 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Reading to Horsham, including transfers.

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Reading to Horsham bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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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 53 min and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 200 bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h 42 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 53 min

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

You can take a train from Reading to Horsham via Gatwick Airport in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Horsham via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Gatwick Airport London South, and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Shalford (Surrey)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shalford station to Horsham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.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 South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Horsham, Albion Way
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk

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Reading to Horsham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Horsham, Albion Way station.

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Reading to Horsham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Horsham 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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