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There are 5 ways to get from Reading to King's Cross Station by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$21 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1
  2. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Circle

$23 - $40

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to King's Cross Station 43 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Reading to King's Cross Station 43 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to King's Cross Station is to bus and subway which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to King's Cross Station is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Reading and King's Cross Station is 37 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to King's Cross Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Reading to King's Cross Station, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to King's Cross Station is 43 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Reading to King's Cross Station.

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There are 9003+ hotels available in King's Cross Station. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to King's Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and King's Cross Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to King's Cross Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57 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
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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