There are 5 ways to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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, Tube  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station Central

$23 - $41

Cheapest option

Train, line 295 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 295 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Shepherd's Bush, Goldhawk Rd Shepherds Bush Rd 295

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Ealing Broadway

$21 - $37

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Shepherd's Bush 37.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Shepherd's Bush 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Reading, England and Shepherd's Bush, Greater London, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Shepherd's Bush every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $35 and the journey takes 46 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
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Shepherd's Bush, Goldhawk Rd Shepherds Bush Rd
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Shepherd's Bush
Ave. Duration
45 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reading to Shepherd's Bush?

The distance between Reading and Shepherd's Bush is 52 km. The road distance is 60 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush?

The quickest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush is to train and Tube which takes 40 min and costs £16 - £30.

How long does it take to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush?

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush, including transfers.