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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Greenwich by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Cutty Sark Dlr

$24 - $43

Cheapest option

Train, line 188 bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate 188 / ...

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Greenwich 47.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  1h 7m

  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 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 1h 7m.

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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 subway which takes 1h 40m and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Reading to Greenwich, including transfers.

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

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There are 9320+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at $85 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: 1h 40m

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

There is no direct connection from Reading to Greenwich. However, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Lancaster Gate station, take the subway to Bank station, take the walk to Bank DLR Station, then take the train to Cutty Sark. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reading to Greenwich via London Waterloo and Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 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)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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