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

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Train, line 950 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Staines
  2. Take the line 950 bus from Staines Railway Station to Thorpe Park Grounds 950 / ...

$14 - $19

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Reading to Virginia Water
  2. Take the train from Virginia Water to Chertsey

$10 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8
  3. Take the bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance 446 / ...

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Thorpe Park 26.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Thorpe Park 26.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Thorpe Park is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Chertsey via Virginia Water. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Reading and Thorpe Park is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Thorpe Park without a car is to train and line 950 bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £10 - £15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Reading to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Reading to Thorpe Park train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 2 h and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus and line 8 bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Reading to Thorpe Park train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Chertsey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Thorpe Park is 27 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Reading to Thorpe Park.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Thorpe Park via Virginia Water and Chertsey in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Thorpe Park via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station, Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Virginia Water
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Virginia Water to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Staines Railway Station to Thorpe Park Grounds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.uk
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Carlone Buses
Phone
07766 703 970
Email
carlone48@msn.com
Website
carlonelimited.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
carlonelimited.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Thorpe Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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