There are 4 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  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Oxford Circus Underground Station
  3. Take the Tube from Oxford Circus Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station

$24 - $42

Cheapest option

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

$20 - $29

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

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

$220 - $270

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Essex Road 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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 Underground Station, take the Tube to Oxford Circus Underground Station, take the Tube to Highbury & Islington Underground Station, then take the walk 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
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Oxford Circus Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Oxford Circus Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
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
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Essex Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reading to Essex Road?

The distance between Reading and Essex Road is 61 km. The road distance is 71 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Essex Road?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Essex Road is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reading to Essex Road?

The quickest way to get from Reading to Essex Road is to train and Tube which takes 52 min and costs £16 - £30.

How long does it take to get from Reading to Essex Road?

It takes approximately 52 min to get from Reading to Essex Road, including transfers.