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There are 5 ways to get from Ruislip to Hook by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Ruislip station to Finchley Road station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

Cheapest option

Line 278 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 278 bus from Ruislip, Midcroft to Heathrow Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke

3 alternative options

Line 278 bus, bus, train

  1. Take the line 278 bus from Ruislip, Brickwall Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Woking Railway Station Southside
  3. Take the train from Woking to Hook

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ruislip to Hook

Drive

  1. Drive from Ruislip to Hook
Ruislip → Hook
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ruislip to Hook is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The fastest way to get from Ruislip to Hook is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £95 - £120.

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No, there is no direct train from Ruislip station to Hook. However, there are services departing from Ruislip station and arriving at Hook via Finchley Road station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Ruislip and Hook is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ruislip to Hook without a car is to subway and train which takes 2h 7m and costs £22 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Ruislip to Hook, including transfers.

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Ruislip to Hook train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Ruislip station.

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Ruislip to Hook train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hook station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruislip to Hook is 40 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Ruislip to Hook.

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Map of how to get from Ruislip to Hook.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Ruislip, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a bus from Ruislip to Hook via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Basingstoke, and Basingstoke in around 3h 15m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ruislip station to Finchley Road station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Hook
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Woking to Hook
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £16
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ruislip, Brickwall Lane to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ruislip, Midcroft to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Ruislip to Hook
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Mealing Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1923 823 880
Website
mealings.co.uk

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