Cholsey and Wallingford Railway

The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway run steam and diesel trains on the historic ‘Wally’ line linking Cholsey with the market town of Wallingford.

Step back in time

We’ve partnered together with the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway to offer you a fantastic ticket that can be used from most stations in the London Thames Valley.

Travel with us to Cholsey and make the easy change onto the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway to enjoy the sights on this charming line.

Buying your tickets

For the price of your ticket you get:
  • unlimited travel on the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
  • a return journey from most stations on the GWR network map to Cholsey

Tickets can be bought from any staffed train station and the cost depends on where you start your journey; it will be the normal day return fare to Cholsey, plus a supplement for travel to Wallingford.

 Example Fares Adult   Child1  Senior2
 Banbury  £18.20  £9.10  £15.70
 Didcot Parkway  £12.70
 London Paddington

(Correct at time of print - July 2016)

1  Ages 3-15. Children aged 3 or 4 travel free on mainline services. Only a supplement for the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway part of their journey needs to be bought.

2  Ages 60+. Customers with Senior Railcards can also obtain a further discount.

Railcard discounts are available on the main line portion of your ticket subject to normal railcard restrictions.

Tickets can only be bought from station ticket offices, or on board our trains if a ticket office isn’t available.

Train times

The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway operate on selected weekends and public holidays throughout the year. For more information visit the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway site.

For services to Cholsey, pick up an E2 timetable from your nearest staffed station or plan your journey here.

BunkFest 2017; Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September

Now in its 16th year, BunkFest is one of the most popular free music and arts festivals in Oxfordshire. Wallingford comes alive with bands, buskers and beer, as more than 20,000 people visit the town over the weekend.

With both the main arena, and the campsite both just a short stroll from Wallingford station, why not leave the car at home and let the train take the strain.