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

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

Tube, train  •  58 min

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

$21 - $39

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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

$6 - $9

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria 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 / ...

$11 - $17

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

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

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

$180 - $220

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Reading 40.7 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Reading is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 11 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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The distance between London Victoria and Reading is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from London Victoria to Reading, including transfers.

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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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London Victoria to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Reading.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 58 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 30 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
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from London Victoria to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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