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There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry, bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road to Oxford City Centre, Westgate X40 - river rapids / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Evesham
  2. Take the bus from Greenhill, Victoria Avenue to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall X18 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon 78.4 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Station Road and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Reading and Stratford-upon-Avon is 60 miles. The road distance is 78.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Station Road.

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Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a bus from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon via Oxford City Centre, Westgate and Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green in around 3 h 38 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Evesham
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Greenhill, Victoria Avenue to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road to Oxford City Centre, Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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