South West Trains runs a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading, Guildford and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. The railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse.
The Royal Ascot Express runs on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Royal Ascot from London Waterloo to Ascot, including a secured seat, racecard and free drink all for £30.
The Royal Ascot Express will leave Waterloo at 10:05, arriving at Ascot at 10:52. It will depart from Platform 14 on Saturday 23rd June. Please note: this is a platform alteration.
Please note: The threatened South Western Railway strike has now been called off.
Ascot Station is just a short walk from the racecourse. Although there is no chartered train service returning to London, your ticket will include a return on any standard service from Ascot to Waterloo.
Please note, the Ascot Express is now Sold Out Thu-Sat.