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

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Par to Reading

$123 - $223

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Bus  •  8h 24m

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

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Fowey to Reading 231.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Par to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Heathrow (LHR) NQY - LHR
  3. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading

$192 - $501

Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  7h 29m

  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 - $262

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The cheapest way to get from Fowey to Reading is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Fowey to Reading is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 55m.

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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 via St Austell and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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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 4h 52m and costs £90 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m 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 4h 52m and costs £90 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 8h 24m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Fowey to Reading.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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 3h 39m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Fowey to Reading once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Par to Reading
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
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 Newquay
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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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.

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

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

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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