There are 6 ways to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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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

$21 - $38

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Bus  •  1 h 54 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 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station N9 / ...

$15 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, Tube via Ealing Broadway  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
  2. Take the Tube from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station Central

$19 - $32

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  45 min

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

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

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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

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The distance between Reading and Shepherd's Bush is 33 miles. The road distance is 37.6 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Shepherd's Bush. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at Shepherd's Bush, Goldhawk Rd Shepherds Bush Rd via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Hammersmith Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Shepherd's Bush. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Shepherds Bush via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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There are 8517+ hotels available in Shepherd's Bush. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush.
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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Shepherd's Bush every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Shepherd's Bush via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Hammersmith Bus Station in around 1 h 54 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
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ealing Broadway Underground Station to Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
$10
Schedules at
railair.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Shepherd's Bush
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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