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

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$19 - $35

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Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to London Paddington 40.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Reading to London Paddington 40.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Paddington is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to London Paddington is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Reading and London Paddington is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Paddington without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £14 - £27.

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The train from Reading to London Paddington takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Reading to London Paddington train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to London Paddington train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to London Paddington is 40 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Reading to London Paddington.

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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to London Paddington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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There are 9008+ hotels available in London Paddington. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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