There are 5 ways to get from Fowey to Reading by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Par to Reading

$123 - $223

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Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from St Austell to Reading National Express

$26 - $33

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Par to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Basingstoke

$91 - $193

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Fowey to Reading 231.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train, fly  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Par to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading

$84 - $242

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fowey to Reading. However, there are services departing from Fowey, Safe Harbour Hotel and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) via St Austell and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Fowey and Reading is 179 miles. The road distance is 231.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fowey to Reading without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Fowey to Reading, including transfers.

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Fowey to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, depart from St Austell station.

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The best way to get from Fowey to Reading is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Fowey to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fowey to Reading is 232 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Fowey to Reading.

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fowey to Reading.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Fowey, England and Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Fowey to Reading every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Fowey to Reading once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Par to Reading
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Par to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Par to Newquay
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
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 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Par to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from St Austell to Reading
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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