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

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Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Sunningdale
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Sunningdale Railway Station to Lightwater, War Memorial 500

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, line 194 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Nat West) to Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Old Wokingham Road - Pinewood Roundabout) 3B
  2. Take the line 194 bus from Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Nine Mile Ride - Pinewood Roundabout) to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) 194

$15

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Lightwater 17.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Lightwater 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Lightwater is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Lightwater is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Lightwater. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Nat West) and arriving at Lightwater, Lovells Close via Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Nine Mile Ride - Pinewood Roundabout) and Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Reading and Lightwater is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Lightwater without a car is to train and line 500 bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £9 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Reading to Lightwater, including transfers.

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Reading to Lightwater bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Nat West) station.

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Reading to Lightwater bus services, operated by Courtney Buses, arrive at Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Lightwater is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Reading to Lightwater.

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There are 721+ hotels available in Lightwater. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Lightwater.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Reading to Lightwater via Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Old Wokingham Road - Pinewood Roundabout), Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Nine Mile Ride - Pinewood Roundabout), and Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Sunningdale Railway Station to Lightwater, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Nat West) to Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Old Wokingham Road - Pinewood Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Crowthorne, Pinewood Crossroads (Nine Mile Ride - Pinewood Roundabout) to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Lightwater
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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