There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Dunstable by train, subway, bus 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

Train, Tube, bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton
  4. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Dunstable, White Lion Retail Park C / ...

$34 - $67

Cheapest option

Line 800 bus, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) X30 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church 61 / ...

$8 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 55 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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport 230
  3. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Dunstable, Asda A

$26 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Dunstable 57.8 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Dunstable is to line 800 bus and bus which costs £5 - £15 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Dunstable is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Reading and Dunstable is 36 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Reading to Dunstable, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Dunstable, Asda via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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

You can take a bus from Reading to Dunstable via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, London Luton Airport, and Airport Bus Station in around 2 h 55 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
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Dunstable, White Lion Retail Park
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Dunstable, Asda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
National Express
Vale Travel
Phone
01296 484 348
Email
info@valetravel.net
Website
valetravel.net
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
valetravel.net
Red Eagle
Phone
01296 630402
Email
info@redeagle.org.uk
Website
redeagle.org.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
redeagle.org.uk

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