There are 4 ways to get from Forest Gate to Reading by subway, train, taxi 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

Tube, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$24 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading

$22 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Forest Gate to Reading 49.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Reading 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The distance between Forest Gate and Reading is 44 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Forest Gate to Reading without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Forest Gate to Reading, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forest Gate to Reading is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Forest Gate to Reading.

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There are 510+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Forest Gate to Reading.
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Forest Gate, Greater London, England and Reading, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Forest Gate to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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