There are 6 ways to get from London Victoria to Reading by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Tube, train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$22 - $39

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Reading National Express
  2. Take the bus from Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride to Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) 60|greenwave / ...

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Line 170 bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 170 bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Clapham Junction Grant Road 170
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$18 - $26

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms) 702

$16

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Victoria to Reading 40.7 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Reading 40.7 miles

$8 - $13

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

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Reading is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station station and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms). Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Reading is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Reading without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from London Victoria to Reading, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Victoria to Reading bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Reading is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London Victoria to Reading.

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There are 510+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Reading.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Reading, England?

You can take a bus from London Victoria to Reading via Reading and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride to Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp The Blagrave Arms)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from London Victoria to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$180 - $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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