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There are 7 ways to get from Reading to London Victoria by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$22 - $38

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Reading to London 40.9 miles

$3 - $12

5 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Richmond (London)
  2. Take the subway from Richmond station to Victoria station District

$16 - $25

Bus RailAir  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$4 - $6

Bus Green Line  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place 702

$14

Taxi  •  51m

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to London Victoria 40.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  51m

  1. Drive from Reading to London Victoria 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Victoria is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to London Victoria is to taxi which costs £110 - £130 and takes 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road and arriving at Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Reading and London Victoria is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Victoria without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £17 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Reading to London Victoria, including transfers.

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Reading to London Victoria bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Victoria is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs £17 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 2h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to London Victoria is 41 miles. It takes approximately 51m to drive from Reading to London Victoria.

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Map of how to get from Reading to London Victoria.
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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to London Victoria every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to London Victoria via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and London Victoria Coach Station in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 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
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Reading to London
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Reading to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Reading and London Victoria. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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