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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Hatfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Hatfield (Herts)

$29 - $53

Cheapest option

Line 800 bus, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe to Hatfield National Express / ...

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hatfield, Town Centre 724

$23 - $25

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Hatfield 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Hatfield is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Hatfield is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Hatfield, Town Centre via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Reading and Hatfield is 39 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Hatfield without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £22 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Reading to Hatfield, including transfers.

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Reading to Hatfield bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Hatfield is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £22 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £19 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Reading to Hatfield bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Hatfield, Town Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Hatfield is 53 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Reading to Hatfield.

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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Hatfield via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Hatfield via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from High Wycombe to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hatfield, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk

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