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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$21 - $38

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Train, line 295 bus  •  2 h

  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

$18 - $25

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 bus which costs £5 - £6 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Shepherd's Bush. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Shepherd's Bush via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Earls Court, West Cromwell Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 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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The best way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush, including transfers.

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Reading to Shepherd's Bush bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Shepherd's Bush is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £16 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £6 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Reading to Shepherd's Bush bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Shepherd's Bush is 38 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Reading to Shepherd's Bush.

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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Shepherd's Bush via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Earl's Court, and Earls Court, West Cromwell Road in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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