There are 8 ways to get from Reading to Headingley by train, car, plane or bus

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Train via London  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

£34 - £58

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds

£90 - £323

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Reading to Headingley 198.6 miles

£30 - £50

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, line 27 bus  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the line 27 bus from Leeds City Centre, Calverley Street Temp Stop A to Headingley, Arndale Centre

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

£91 - £313

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

£68 - £236

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

£78 - £267

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

£63 - £396

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Headingley is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Headingley is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Headingley. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Burley Park via Paddington, London Kings Cross and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Reading and Headingley is 166 miles. The road distance is 198.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Headingley without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 38m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Reading to Headingley, including transfers.

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Reading to Headingley train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Reading to Headingley train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Headingley is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Reading to Headingley.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Headingley.
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  • Distance: 166.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Reading, England and Headingley, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Headingley via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Leeds in around 3h 38m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £27
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £19
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
TfL Rail
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£16 - £23
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£24 - £35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Single
£18 - £27
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £24
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Bus operators
First Leeds
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Calverley Street Temp Stop A to Headingley, Arndale Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
First Leeds

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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