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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Thame, Town Hall (Supermarket) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end) 280|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Reading

$19 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Thame, Town Hall (Supermarket) to Oxford City Centre, High Street (Stop L2) 280|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) X39|river rapids

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 3 min

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

$31 - $77

Line 40 bus, line 800 bus  •  2 h 17 min

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

$12 - $15

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Thame to Reading, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thame to Reading station. However, there are services departing from Thame, Town Hall (Supermarket) and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The nearest airport to Reading is London Heathrow (LHR) Airport which is 22.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Luton (LTN) (39.1 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (40.9 miles), London City (LCY) (44.3 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (61.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Thame to Reading.
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  • Distance: 20.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 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), Haddenham & Thame Parkway, and Oxford in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thame to Reading via Oxford City Centre, High Street (Stop L2) and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
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 - $21
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Thame, Town Hall (Supermarket) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thame, Town Hall (Supermarket) to Oxford City Centre, High Street (Stop L2)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H3) to Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Thame, Town Hall to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
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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