There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$46 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to West Drayton U3
  2. Take the train from West Drayton to Reading

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Line 285 bus, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Feltham 285
  2. Take the train from Feltham to Reading

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading 28.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Reading 28.3 miles

$110 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs £100 - £130.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Reading is 36 km. The road distance is 45 km.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at Reading via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading via London Paddington in around 48 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from West Drayton to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $23
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to West Drayton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Feltham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Reading
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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