There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$47 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station A20
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$29 - $39

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading 87 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Reading 87 miles

$220 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Reading is 98 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Reading via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
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
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
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Airport Bus Express
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Reading
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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