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There are 5 ways to get from Forest Gate to Reading by subway, train, night bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station Central
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$24 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading

$21 - $33

3 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to Great Titchfield Street Oxford Circus Station N25
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$25 - $41

Taxi  •  1h 8m

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Forest Gate to Reading 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Forest Gate to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Forest Gate to Reading is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 1h 8m.

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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 subway and train which takes 1h 38m and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m 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 1h 8m to drive from Forest Gate to Reading.

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There are 537+ 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: 1h 38m

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 1h 20m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56m
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Forest Gate, Sprowston Road to Great Titchfield Street Oxford Circus Station
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Forest Gate to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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