There are 6 ways to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1

$12 - $14

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Train, line 350 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to West Drayton
  2. Take the line 350 bus from West Drayton to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 350

$15 - $25

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5 Heathrow Express

$48 - $80

Train, line 8 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Egham
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Egham Shops to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 8

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 26.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5 via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Reading and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station without a car is to bus which takes 54 min and costs £9 - £11.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to bus which takes 54 min and costs £9 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England?

RailAir operates a bus from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station via London Paddington in around 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to West Drayton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $22
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
Bus operators
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Drayton to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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