There are 6 ways to get from Hammersmith to Reading by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Tube, train  •  48 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

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Bus  •  1 h 42 min

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

$15

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Tube, train via Ealing Broadway  •  1 h 14 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 37 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

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The cheapest way to get from Hammersmith to Reading is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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

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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 two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hammersmith and Reading is 32 miles. The road distance is 37 miles.

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The best way to get from Hammersmith to Reading without a car is to Tube and train which takes 48 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Hammersmith to Reading, including transfers.

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Hammersmith to Reading bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Hammersmith Broadway station.

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The best way to get from Hammersmith to Reading is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £12 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Hammersmith to Reading bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hammersmith to Reading is 37 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Hammersmith to Reading.

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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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, Reading Buses operates a bus from Hammersmith to Reading every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hammersmith (H&C Line) Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $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 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Broadway to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Website
reading-buses.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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