There are 7 ways to get from Reading to Padstow by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill 11A

$125 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Mereoak Park & Ride to Bodmin National Express

$31 - $38

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Padstow 236.8 miles

$50 - $75

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$71 - $214

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$120 - $391

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY

$145 - $517

Train to Manchester, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

$136 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Padstow is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Padstow is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Reading and Padstow is 185 miles. The road distance is 236.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Reading to Padstow, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Market Place (adj Tesco) and arriving at Padstow Bus Terminus via Reading Mereoak Park & Ride and Bodmin, Priory House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Reading, England and Padstow, England?

National Express operates a bus from Reading to Padstow twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators

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