Trains, buses and taxis


London Paddington - Reading - Oxford local services, operated by Great Western Railways, call at Pangbourne Station, which is 5 - 10 minutes walk from Whitchurch-on-Thames.

Trains run about half-hourly - journey times are about 10 minutes to Reading, 30 minutes to Oxford and 1 hour to Paddington (or change at Reading and 30 mins from Reading)

See the live departure board at Pangbourne Station

Bus Service 142 - Going Forward Buses (Monday to Saturday)

(from 9th April 2018)



Leaves Whitchurch on Thames (The Greyhound) using old 143 bus stops at:

7:44 (not Saturday), 10:28, 12:28

Leaves Reading from Blagrave Street bus stop EO/EP, see here, at:

 9:10 (not Saturday), 13:40, 16:15

See here for more details. (Link not working, no weekday service at present)

There is  a Saturday Service. This service runs from Goring to Pangbourne, to Whitchurch, Crays Pond, Woodcote, Caversham, Tesco and the centre of town and back again.

Other Going Forward bus details here.

Bus Service 143 - Thames Travel

Bus service between  Pangbourne and Reading along Oxford Road: the timetable is here.


Here is a useful link which gives a list of registered taxis, insert your postcode and it will give local taxi firms.