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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Apsley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 140 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the line 140 bus from Hayes Town, Clayton Road to Harrow & Wealdstone Station 140 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 42m

  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 Hemel Hempstead National Express

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Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Apsley 44.6 miles

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Apsley 44.6 miles

Reading to Apsley by train and bus

The journey time between Reading and Apsley is around 2h and covers a distance of around 46 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 33m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, TfL Rail, London Buses and others. Typically 216 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 38m
Layover time:
21 min
Total time:
2h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 33m
Journey distance:
46 miles
Services per week:
216
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:19
Last service departs at:
23:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reading to Apsley train and bus schedules

Reading → Apsley
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Apsley is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Apsley is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Apsley is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Apsley is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Apsley is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Apsley. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Reading and Apsley is 29 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Apsley without a car is to train and line 140 bus which takes 2h 5m and costs £12 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Reading to Apsley, including transfers.

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Reading to Apsley bus services, operated by First, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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Reading to Apsley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hemel Hempstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Apsley is 45 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Reading to Apsley.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Apsley.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Reading, England and Apsley, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Apsley via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 2h 42m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £10
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£11 - £19
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes Town, Clayton Road to Harrow & Wealdstone Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Apsley
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Taxi in Reading
Phone
+44 118 207 3007
Website
taxiinreadinguk.co.uk
Sky Taxis
Phone
+44 118 934 3536
Website
skyairporttaxis.com
Reading Taxis
Phone
+44 118 956 1010
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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