There are 6 ways to get from Reading to London Bridge by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train via London Paddington  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

£17 - £32

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Train, subway  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
  2. Take the subway from Ealing Broadway station to Cannon Street station District

£15 - £28

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo

£23 - £42

Bus  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to The Borough, Tennis Street C10

£27 - £29

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to London Bridge 43.5 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Reading to London Bridge 43.5 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Bridge is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to London Bridge is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to London Bridge. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at The Borough, Tennis Street via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to London Bridge station. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at London Bridge station via Paddington station and Baker Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Reading and London Bridge is 38 miles. The road distance is 43.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Bridge without a car is to train via London Paddington which takes 1h 16m and costs £17 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Reading to London Bridge, including transfers.

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Reading to London Bridge bus services, operated by First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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

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The best way to get from Reading to London Bridge is to train via London Paddington which takes 1h 16m and costs £17 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £30 and takes 2h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Reading to London Bridge.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Reading, England and London Bridge, Greater London, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to London Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £14 - £27 and the journey takes 58 min. TfL Rail also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to London Bridge via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and The Borough, Tennis Street in around 2h 52m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 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 Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £23
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Advanced Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £23
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
TfL Rail
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£22
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Taxi in Reading
Phone
+44 118 207 3007
Website
taxiinreadinguk.co.uk
Sky Taxis
Phone
+44 118 934 3536
Website
skyairporttaxis.com
Reading Taxis
Phone
+44 118 956 1010
Website
reading-taxis.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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Reading to London Bridge bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at The Borough, Tennis Street station.

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Reading to London Bridge train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to London Bridge is 44 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Reading to London Bridge.

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