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There are 5 ways to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  54m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington

$16 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 28 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 28 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  31m

  1. Take a town car from Reading to London Heathrow Airport 28 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Hayes & Harlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54m.

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The distance between Reading and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 22 miles. The road distance is 28 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 54m and costs £12 - £23.

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It takes approximately 54m to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 54m and costs £12 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 54m

What companies run services between Reading, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 36m. Alternatively, RailAir operates a bus from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Reading to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn station.

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Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Hayes & Harlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 28 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Reading to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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