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.
As you may already be aware RMT are planning possible industrial action from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd June inclusive, the final three days of Royal Ascot. We will confirm the situation directly as soon as we have further information. In the meantime, we encourage you to allow additional time for your journey to Royal Ascot.
The 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 train will leave Waterloo at 10:05, arriving at Ascot at 10:52, departing from Platform 20.
Please note, the Ascot Express is now Sold Out Thu-Sat.