There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of 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, bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to University of Reading, Reading University (Adj Whiteknights House) 3B / ...

$48 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 28 min

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

$17 - $29

4 alternative options

Line 285 bus, train  •  1 h 59 min

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

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading 27.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to University of Reading 27.1 miles

$110 - $150

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

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading. However, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the train to Reading, take the walk to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House), take the bus to University of Reading, Reading University (Adj Whiteknights House), then take the walk to University of Reading. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading via West Drayton, Reading, Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House), and University of Reading, Reading University (Adj Whiteknights House) in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
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
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to University of Reading, Reading University (Adj Whiteknights House)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reading-buses.co.uk
Horseman Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)118 975 3811
Email
privatehire@horsemancoaches.co.uk
Website
horsemancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Shinfield Road, Wellington Avenue (Pepper Lane)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
horsemancoaches.co.uk
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to University of Reading
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Reading is 34 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £100 - £120.

It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading, including transfers.

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