There are 7 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 350 bus, train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to West Drayton 350
  2. Take the train from West Drayton to Reading

$15 - $25

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride 200 / ...

$11 - $14

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Bus, train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) 7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Slough to Reading

$12 - $21

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington Heathrow Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$49 - $76

Bus via Bracknell Bus Station  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Bracknell Bus Station 703 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Highbridge Wharf) 3B / ...

$15

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading 27.2 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) 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 5 Underground Station to Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Reading via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Reading is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading without a car is to line 350 bus and train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading via London Paddington in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from West Drayton to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $22
Train from Slough to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to West Drayton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Slough Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Highbridge Wharf)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
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 Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading is 27 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Reading.

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