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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Thame, Town Hall to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street 280 - Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Reading

$19 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, line 800 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Thame, Town Hall to High Wycombe, Bus Station 40
  2. Take the line 800 bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street 800 / ...

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

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

$33 - $79

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thame, Town Hall to Oxford City Centre, High Street 280 - Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Reading Town Centre, Station Road X40 - river rapids / ...

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thame to Reading 24.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Thame to Reading 24.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Thame to Reading is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 41 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Thame to Reading. However, there are services departing from Thame, Town Hall and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Friar Street via High Wycombe, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Thame and Reading is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Thame to Reading without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £14 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Thame to Reading, including transfers.

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Thame to Reading bus services, operated by Carousel Buses, depart from Thame, Town Hall station.

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The best way to get from Thame to Reading is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £25 - £65. Alternatively, you can line 40 bus and line 800 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Thame to Reading bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Friar Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thame to Reading is 25 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Thame to Reading.

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Map of how to get from Thame to Reading.
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  • Distance: 20.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Thame, England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from Thame to Reading via Haddenham, Railway Station, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, and Oxford in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thame to Reading via High Wycombe, Bus Station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Haddenham & Thame Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Thame, Town Hall to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thame, Town Hall to Oxford City Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Reading Town Centre, Station Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Thame to Reading
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1865 248000
Website
a1taxisoxford.co.uk
Royal Cars
Phone
+44 1865 777333
Website
royal-cars.com
Radio Taxis Oxford Ltd
Phone
+44 1865 242424
Website
radiotaxisoxford.co.uk

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