There are 3 ways to get from Salisbury to Didcot by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Didcot Parkway

£26 - £79

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station X5

£10 - £18

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Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Salisbury to Didcot 55.7 miles

£9 - £14

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The cheapest way to get from Salisbury to Didcot is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Salisbury to Didcot is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salisbury to Didcot. However, there are services departing from Salisbury and arriving at Didcot Parkway via Basingstoke and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Salisbury and Didcot is 45 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Salisbury to Didcot without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £26 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Salisbury to Didcot, including transfers.

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Salisbury to Didcot train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Salisbury station.

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The best way to get from Salisbury to Didcot is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £26 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 2h 25m.

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Salisbury to Didcot train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Didcot Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salisbury to Didcot is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Salisbury to Didcot.

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  • Distance: 44.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Salisbury, England and Didcot, England?

You can take a train from Salisbury to Didcot via Basingstoke and Reading in around 1h 31m. Alternatively, Salisbury Reds operates a bus from Salisbury to Didcot every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 57m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £32
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£8 - £13
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£5 - £9
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £12
Train from Reading to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £13
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Salisbury Reds

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