There are 6 ways to get from Swindon to Highclere Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Newbury

$55 - $85

Cheapest option

Line 47 bus, line 4 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) 47
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) to Newbury, Bus Station 4 / ...

$15 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus, train, line 7 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Hungerford, Town Hall (Opp Barclays Bank) 46A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hungerford to Newbury
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Newbury, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn 7

$16 - $20

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Tidworth, Tesco Superstore 80
  2. Take the bus from Tidworth, Tesco Superstore to Andover, Bus Station 8
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Andover, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn 7

$16 - $17

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swindon to Highclere Castle 31.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Highclere Castle 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Highclere Castle is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Highclere Castle is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Highclere Castle is 24 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Swindon to Highclere Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Highclere Castle. However, there are services departing from Swindon, Spring Gardens and arriving at Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn via Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) and Newbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Highclere Castle.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Highclere Castle, England?

You can take a train from Swindon to Highclere Castle via Reading and Newbury in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Highclere Castle via Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church), Newbury, Bus Station, and Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Hungerford to Newbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $9
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $8
Bus operators
Swindons Bus Company
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Hungerford, Town Hall (Opp Barclays Bank)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Stagecoach in Hampshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newbury, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tidworth, Tesco Superstore to Andover, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Andover, Bus Station to Hollington Cross, Yew Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
West Berkshire Council Transport Services
Phone
01635 503248
Email
transport@westberks.gov.uk
Website
westberks.gov.uk
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
westberks.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Tidworth, Tesco Superstore
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Tidworth, Tesco Superstore to Andover, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swindon to Highclere Castle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
A1 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 251251
Website
a1swindontaxis.co.uk

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