A new bus service is starting on Monday 15 May operated by the Going Forward Bus Company. It goes to Reading from Whitchurch via the Well, Oakdown Close, the Sun, Crays  Pond and Penny Royal and to Reading via the A4074.  Initially Monday to Friday, there will be a Saturday service  starting in June.

Services to Reading leave the Sun at 7.58, 10.10, 12.35 and 15.30  ( from Crays Pond 3 minutes later)

Return services leave Reading ( Back entrance of M&S) 8.50, 11.20, 13.50, 16.20

Journey times  From the Sun to M&S    29 minutes, return journey 23 minutes: These services terminate at Goring Station, so an easy way to get a train, and they also link to services to Wallingford.

Full details here  https://www.goingforwardbuses.com/the-142/

The 143 is being withdrawn from the end of June, timings below:

143 departs from  the Sun Inn  at 7.57,, 9.57, and 16.27 and returns from outside the back entrance to Marks and Spencers at   9.00,10.40,13.00,15.30 and 17.20. It also picks up at Reading Cheapside Stop CZ 3 minutes after the station time. On the return service at 17.20 tell the driver if your destination is Whitchurch Hill

The current timetable 143 Bus Timetable from July 2016

As the County Council has withdrawn its support to this local service, Goring Heath Parish Council together  with Whitchurch on Thames will support it on a Monday to Friday basis, ie no Saturday service.

If you are over a certain age, you get free bus travel. Apply on line via this link to the County Council web site  https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/bus-passes