There are 6 ways to get from Reading to Thame by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Thame, Town Hall 280|Sapphire / ...

$21 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 18 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 / ...

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 39 min

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

$33 - $81

Bus, line 40 bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the 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

$15 - $18

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Thame 24.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Thame 24.6 miles

$5 - $8

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 39 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 18 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Haddenham & Thame Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Thame, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Police Station (Stop P2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street (Stop S2) to Thame, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Thame, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Thame
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reading to Thame?

The distance between Reading and Thame is 32 km. The road distance is 39 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Thame?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Thame is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reading to Thame?

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

Is there a direct bus between Reading and Thame?

No, there is no direct bus from Reading 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 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Reading to Thame?

It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Reading to Thame, including transfers.