There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Essex Road 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.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Moorgate Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...

$26 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, Tube, line 38 bus  •  2 h 10 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 Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Islington, Essex Road Station 38 / ...

$18 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, line 341 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo
  2. Take the line 341 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Islington, Essex Road Station 341

$19 - $27

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Essex Road 44.5 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Essex Road 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Essex Road is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Essex Road is to train and Tube which costs £20 - £35 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Reading and Essex Road is 38 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Reading to Essex Road, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Reading, England and Essex Road, England?

There is no direct connection from Reading to Essex Road. However, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, take the Tube to Moorgate Underground Station, take the walk to Moorgate, then take the train to Essex Road. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reading to Essex Road via London Waterloo and Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd in around 1 h 53 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 Moorgate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Islington, Essex Road Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Islington, Essex Road Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Essex Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$200 - $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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