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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street to University of Reading, Reading University 21 - claret / ...

Cheapest option

Line 285 bus, train  •  1h 59m

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

$14 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Reading National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts to University of Reading, Reading University 21 - claret / ...

Taxi  •  34m

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  34m

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

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  34m

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

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at University of Reading, Reading University via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride and Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Reading is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at University of Reading, Reading University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading is 27 miles. It takes approximately 34m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading.
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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride, Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts, and University of Reading, Reading University in around 1h 45m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street to University of Reading, Reading University
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts to University of Reading, Reading University
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Reading
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express
London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Reading
Ave. Duration
34m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to University of Reading
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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