There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Reading by plane, train, subway, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$100 - $298

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading

$61 - $208

9 alternative options

Fly Dublin to London City, Tube, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$84 - $277

Fly Dublin to Southampton, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU) DUB - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$89 - $288

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$69 - $237

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$78 - $218

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$99 - $229

Car ferry, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading

$155 - $288

Car ferry, train via Shrewsbury  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading

$161 - $248

Bus and ferry, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury
  3. Take the train from Banbury to Reading

$81 - $126

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Reading

$94 - $128

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Reading is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Reading is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Reading is 414 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Dublin to Reading, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Reading, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Reading. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the train to London Paddington, then take the train to Reading. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, take the train to Stratford DLR Station, take the walk to Stratford Underground Station, take the Tube to Lancaster Gate Underground Station, take the walk to London Paddington, then take the train to Reading.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Banbury to Reading
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Chiltern Railways
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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