Henley-on-Thames travel guide

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With a population of 10,747, Henley-on-Thames is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. We recommend you stay at least 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Henley-on-Thames has to offer.

Where to Eat in Henley-on-Thames

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bistro at the Boathouse (The Boathouse) and Bottle & Glass Inn (Bones Ln,Binfield Heath) are great picks.

When to visit Henley-on-Thames

Henley-on-Thames in November
Estimated hotel price
£83
1 night at 3-star hotel
Henley-on-Thames in November
Estimated hotel price
£83
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Henley-on-Thames

Plane

Although Henley-on-Thames doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Oxford Kidlington (OXF), which is located 28 miles from Henley-on-Thames. The shortest domestic flight to Henley-on-Thames departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Henley-on-Thames, followed by Train. The train journey from Henley-on-Thames to Birmingham takes 1h 28m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Coventry, expect to pay about £28 for a 1h 50m trip. Located 3 miles from the city centre, Henley-on-Thames Wargrave, Berks is the busiest station in Henley-on-Thames. Another popular train station is Henley-on-Thames Shiplake, Oxon, located 1.8 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Henley-on-Thames is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 33 miles from Henley-on-Thames. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Henley-on-Thames, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Henley-on-Thames takes 140 miles and will cost you around £5. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £3 for a journey of 140 miles.

Plane

Although Henley-on-Thames doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Oxford Kidlington (OXF), which is located 28 miles from Henley-on-Thames. The shortest domestic flight to Henley-on-Thames departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 15m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Henley-on-Thames, followed by Train. The train journey from Henley-on-Thames to Birmingham takes 1h 28m and costs around £27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Coventry, expect to pay about £28 for a 1h 50m trip. Located 3 miles from the city centre, Henley-on-Thames Wargrave, Berks is the busiest station in Henley-on-Thames. Another popular train station is Henley-on-Thames Shiplake, Oxon, located 1.8 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Henley-on-Thames is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 33 miles from Henley-on-Thames. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Henley-on-Thames, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Henley-on-Thames takes 140 miles and will cost you around £5. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £3 for a journey of 140 miles.

Airports near Henley-on-Thames

Airlines serving Henley-on-Thames

Lufthansa
Good (4,427 reviews)
KLM
Good (806 reviews)
SWISS
Good (910 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,190 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,599 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,237 reviews)
Air France
Good (961 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,519 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (474 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,828 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,099 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,458 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,336 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
Finnair
Good (896 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,098 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (869 reviews)
LOT
Good (671 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,180 reviews)
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Where to stay in Henley-on-Thames

Average rates range from around £132 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £144 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Henley-on-Thames

Most booked hotels in Henley-on-Thames

The Relais Henley
4 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
£122+
Badgemore Park
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£96+
The White Hart
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£84+
Hotel du Vin Henley
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£105+
The Catherine Wheel Wetherspoon Hotel
1 star
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
£62+

Hiring a car in Henley-on-Thames

Hiring a car in Henley-on-Thames costs £7 per day, on average, or £15 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 363% cheaper than airport locations in Henley-on-Thames.

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Henley-on-Thames (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.07 and £22.76. The most frequently booked car type in Henley-on-Thames is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Henley-on-Thames costs £7 per day, on average, or £15 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 363% cheaper than airport locations in Henley-on-Thames.

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Henley-on-Thames (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.07 and £22.76. The most frequently booked car type in Henley-on-Thames is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 74% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.