There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Reading by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$19 - $35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Reading 40.8 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Reading 40.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Reading is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Reading is to train which takes 25 min and costs £14 - £27.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Reading is 55 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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The train from London Paddington to Reading takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Reading. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Reading every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 25 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
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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