There are 3 ways to get from East Croydon to Reading by train, bus 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

Train, line 36 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Victoria to Paddington Rail Station 36
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$28 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$20 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Reading 51.4 miles

$11 - $16

What companies run services between East Croydon, England and Reading, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from East Croydon to Reading every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Croydon and Reading is 62 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Reading is to drive which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £8 - £12.

No, there is no direct train from East Croydon to Reading. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Reading via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from East Croydon to Reading, including transfers.