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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Twickenham

$12 - $20

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the bus from Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington to Hounslow, Treaty Centre H98

$17 - $27

Bus  •  1 h 34 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 Hounslow, The Bell N9

$13

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Hounslow 31.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Hounslow 31.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Hounslow is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Hounslow is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Hounslow. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Hounslow, The Bell via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Twickenham. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Reading and Hounslow is 26 miles. The road distance is 31.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Hounslow without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs £9 - £15.

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The train from Reading to Twickenham takes 58 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Reading to Hounslow train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Hounslow is to train which takes 58 min and costs £9 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Reading to Hounslow bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Hounslow, The Bell station.

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Reading to Hounslow train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Twickenham station.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Hounslow.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Hounslow every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Hounslow via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington to Hounslow, Treaty Centre
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hounslow, The Bell
Ave. Duration
17 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 Hounslow
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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