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There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading

$17 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 490 bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 490 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 to Richmond Station 490
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Reading National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride to Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts 60 - greenwave / ...

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading 29.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T4 and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 4 and arriving at Reading via Hayes & Harlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 and Reading is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs £12 - £23.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T4 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Heathrow Terminal 4 station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading is to train which takes 59 min and costs £12 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading.
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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 4, England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading via Hayes & Harlington in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T4 to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride to Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 to Richmond Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts station.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Reading.

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