There are 3 ways to get from Alton to Reading by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 13 bus, train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Alton, Drayman's Way to Basingstoke, Railway Station 13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading

$15 - $52

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alton to Reading 25.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Alton to Reading 25.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Alton to Reading is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton to Reading is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £65 - £85.

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The distance between Alton and Reading is 34 km. The road distance is 41 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Alton to Reading, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Alton, Hampshire, England and Reading, England?

There is no direct connection from Alton to Reading. However, you can take the line 13 bus to Basingstoke, Railway Station, take the walk to Basingstoke, then take the train to Reading. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Reading.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Alton, Drayman's Way to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Alton to Reading
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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