There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Greenwich by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station Dlr

$25 - $44

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Bus  •  3 h 13 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 Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road

$16

3 alternative options

Train, line 188 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum 188 / ...

$19 - $27

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Greenwich 47.7 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Greenwich 47.7 miles

$10 - $15

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

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Reading and Greenwich is 42 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Greenwich without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Reading to Greenwich, including transfers.

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Reading to Greenwich bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir).

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Reading to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Greenwich is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Reading to Greenwich.

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There are 8217+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Greenwich, Greater London, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Greenwich via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross in around 3 h 13 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
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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 Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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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