Trains from London to Ascot Racecourse are a great way to avoid the road congestion that often builds up on race days.
Trains leave from London Paddington and Waterloo train stations, both of which are located in the city centre. They arrive at Ascot train station in Berkshire, which is a short walk from the racecourse.
Services on this route are operated by South West Trains and First Great Western. The former operate trains from Waterloo, while the later run services from Paddington.
Trains from London to Ascot Racecourse depart Paddington station every 30 minutes throughout the day. Trains to and from this station require a connection at Reading en route. The travel time is 1 hour and 5 minutes, including the stop in Reading.
Trains depart Waterloo station for the racecourse every half hour as well. All trains are direct from this station, and the travel time is 52 minutes.
The cost of a single train ticket is £11.00 for standard class and £18.20 for first class from Waterloo and £19.90 for standard class and £42.50 for first class from Paddington. Discounted tickets for trains from London to Ascot Racecourse are available if you book using a railcard or can get concession fares.