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There are 5 ways to get from Hornchurch to Reading by subway, train, night bus 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.

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Subway, train via Mile End station  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Hornchurch station to Mile End station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$26 - $46

Cheapest option

Subway, train South Western Railway  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from Hornchurch station to Richmond station District
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from Hornchurch station to Ealing Broadway station District
  2. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Reading

$23 - $38

Night bus, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the night bus from Romford Station to Oxford Circus, Margaret Street Oxford Circus N15
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$28 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Hornchurch to Reading 58.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Hornchurch to Reading is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hornchurch to Reading is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Hornchurch and Reading is 52 miles. The road distance is 58.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hornchurch to Reading without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Hornchurch to Reading, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hornchurch to Reading is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Hornchurch to Reading.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hornchurch to Reading.
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  • Distance: 51.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hornchurch to Reading. However, you can take the subway to Mile End station, take the subway to Lancaster Gate station, take the walk to London Paddington, then take the train to Reading. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hornchurch to Reading via Ealing Broadway station and Ealing Broadway in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hornchurch station to Mile End station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hornchurch station to Ealing Broadway station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hornchurch station to Richmond station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $19
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 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Romford Station to Oxford Circus, Margaret Street Oxford Circus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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