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

$13 - $20

4 alternative options

Train, line 81 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Slough
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Slough Bus Station to Hounslow, Treaty Centre 81

$16 - $23

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 takes 37 min and costs £110 - £140.

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The distance between Reading and Hounslow is 42 km. The road distance is 51 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading 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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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 $13 - $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 Slough
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Bus operators
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Hounslow, Treaty Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
London Buses
Website
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
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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