There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Canary Wharf by train, subway, 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.

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Train, Tube  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Baker Street Underground Station to Canary Wharf Underground Station Jubilee

$24 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  3. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South

$16

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo

$19 - $28

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Canary Wharf 46.4 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Canary Wharf 46.4 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Canary Wharf is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Canary Wharf is to train and Tube which costs £18 - £35 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Reading and Canary Wharf is 41 miles. The road distance is 46.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Reading to Canary Wharf, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Canary Wharf. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Canary Wharf, Canada Square South via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The nearest airport to Canary Wharf is London City (LCY) Airport which is 3.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (18.9 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (25 miles), London Stansted (STN) (29.3 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (30.2 miles).

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Map of how to get from Reading to Canary Wharf.
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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Canary Wharf, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Canary Wharf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Canary Wharf via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
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
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Baker Street Underground Station to Canary Wharf Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
railair.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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