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

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Haddenham & Thame Parkway

$31 - $75

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Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2) X40|river rapids / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street (Stop S2) to Thame, Town Hall 280|Sapphire / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 800 bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Thame, Town Hall 40

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Thame 24.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Thame 24.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Thame is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Thame is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Thame. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) and arriving at Thame, Town Hall via Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street (Stop S2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Reading and Thame is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Thame without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £23 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Reading to Thame, including transfers.

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Reading to Thame bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel).

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The best way to get from Reading to Thame is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £23 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Reading to Thame bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Thame, Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Thame is 25 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Reading to Thame.

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  • Distance: 20.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Reading to Thame via Oxford, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, and Haddenham, Railway Station (Haddenham& Thame Parkway) in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Thame via Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2) and Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street (Stop S2) in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Haddenham & Thame Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thames-travel.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street (Stop S2) to Thame, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Thame, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
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Carousel Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Thame
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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The nearest airport to Thame is London Luton (LTN) Airport which is 27.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (29.8 miles), London Stansted (STN) (54.2 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (54.2 miles) and Birmingham (BHX) (58.6 miles).

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There are 484+ hotels available in Thame. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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