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

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Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Blackwater
  2. Take the bus from Blackwater, Rail Station & PO to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway 2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Camberley, Heathcote Road to Lightwater, Lovells Close 134 / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Lightwater 17.4 miles

$80 - $100

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Ascot
  2. Take the bus from Camberley, Heathcote Road to Lightwater, The Avenue 134 / ...

Bus, line 194 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Bracknell Bus Station 4 - lion / ...
  2. Take the line 194 bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway 194

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, Friar Street and arriving at Lightwater, Lovells Close via Bracknell Bus Station and Camberley, Heathcote Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 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 bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 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, Friar Street station.

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Reading to Lightwater bus services, operated by Courtney Buses, arrive at Camberley, Pembroke Broadway 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 769+ hotels available in Lightwater. Prices start at $71 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 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Reading to Lightwater via Bracknell Bus Station, Camberley, Pembroke Broadway, and Camberley, Heathcote Road in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Blackwater
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackwater, Rail Station & PO to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackwater, Rail Station & PO to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Camberley, Heathcote Road to Lightwater, Lovells Close
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Camberley, Heathcote Road to Lightwater, The Avenue
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway to Lightwater, Lovells Close
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway to Lightwater, The Avenue
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Camberley, Pembroke Broadway
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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