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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Shere by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Reading to Gomshall

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  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Shere

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  1. Drive from Reading to Shere

Reading to Shere by train

The train journey time between Reading and Shere is around 1h and covers a distance of around 34 miles. The fastest train normally takes 45 min. Operated by First Great Western Service, the Reading to Shere train service departs from Reading and arrives in Gomshall. Typically 122 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h
Fastest train time:
45 min
Train distance:
34 miles
Trains per week:
122
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:57
Last train departs at:
23:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reading to Shere train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Shere is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Shere is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Gomshall. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Reading and Shere is 27 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Shere without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £14 - £17.

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The train from Reading to Gomshall takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Reading to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Gomshall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Shere is 32 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Reading to Shere.

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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Reading to Gomshall hourly. Tickets cost £14 - £17 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Shere
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Taxi in Reading
Phone
+44 118 207 3007
Website
taxiinreadinguk.co.uk
Sky Taxis
Phone
+44 118 934 3536
Website
skyairporttaxis.com
Reading Taxis
Phone
+44 118 956 1010
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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