There are 6 ways to get from Hammersmith to Reading by subway, train, bus, 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  •  46 min

  1. Take the Tube from Hammersmith (H&C Line) Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$22 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Broadway to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) 702

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Tube, train via Ealing Broadway  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Reading

$19 - $34

Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hammersmith to Reading 37 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Hammersmith to Reading 37 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hammersmith and Reading is 52 km. The road distance is 59 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hammersmith to Reading is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Hammersmith to Reading is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £130 - £160.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hammersmith Broadway and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Hammersmith to Reading, including transfers.

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Hammersmith to Reading every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Hammersmith to Reading every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hammersmith (H&C Line) Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 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
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Ealing Broadway to Reading
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Broadway to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hammersmith to Reading
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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