There are 4 ways to get from Reading to London Paddington Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$19 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 16 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 train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express

$37 - $50

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to London Paddington Station 40.5 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Reading to London Paddington Station 40.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to London Paddington Station is to train which costs £14 - £27 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Reading and London Paddington Station is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £14 - £27.

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The train from Reading to London Paddington takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to London Paddington Station is 41 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Reading to London Paddington Station.

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to London Paddington Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
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 London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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