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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

Cheapest option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

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  1. Drive from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre by train and walk

The journey time between Reading and Royal Hippodrome Theatre is around 2h 45m and covers a distance of around 92 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 29m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service and Southern Service. Typically 168 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 20m
Layover time:
25 min
Total time:
2h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 29m
Journey distance:
92 miles
Services per week:
168
Cheapest price:
£32
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
21:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train and walk schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

Reading → Royal Hippodrome Theatre
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Royal Hippodrome Theatre is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Eastbourne via Gatwick Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Reading and Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 73 miles. The road distance is 101.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre, including transfers.

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Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Royal Hippodrome Theatre. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre.
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  • Distance: 72.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Reading, England and Royal Hippodrome Theatre, England?

You can take a train from Reading to Royal Hippodrome Theatre via Gatwick Airport and Eastbourne in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
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