There are 4 ways to get from Liverpool Street 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  •  56 min

  1. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$21 - $39

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 26
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Street to Reading 44.6 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street to Reading 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Reading is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Reading is to Tube and train which costs £16 - £35 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street and Reading is 39 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Liverpool Street to Reading, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street to Reading.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Liverpool Street, England and Reading, England?

There is no direct connection from Liverpool Street to Reading. However, you can take the Tube to Lancaster Gate Underground Station, take the walk to London Paddington, then take the train to Reading. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Liverpool Street to Reading via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and London Waterloo in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Street to Reading
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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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