There are 3 ways to get from East Croydon to Reading by train, subway or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$26 - $48

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$19 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Reading 51.4 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between East Croydon and Reading is 38 miles. The road distance is 51.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from East Croydon to Reading, including transfers.

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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 39 min.

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The best way to get from East Croydon to Reading without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £20 - £40.

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East Croydon to Reading train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Map of how to get from East Croydon to Reading.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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 $14 - $22 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
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35

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