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)

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

7:43 (not Saturday), 09:59, 12:29, 15:04

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

 8:50 (not Saturday), 11:15, 13:50, 16:15

See here for more details. 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.

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.