There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading by train, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading

$28 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading 58.7 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Reading 58.7 miles

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Reading is 41 miles. The road distance is 58.7 miles.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Reading takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Reading. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Reading
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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