There are 4 ways to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus 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, bus  •  1 h 56 min

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

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Westgate (Westgate Centre)
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) S3 / ...
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall 50

$22 - $24

2 alternative options

Train, line 2 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Nat West Bank 2 / ...

$37 - $60

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 drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 29 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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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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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 (opp Malmaison Hotel) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall via Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) and Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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There are 510+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $75 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: 1 h 56 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 (Westgate Centre), Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2), and Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Nat West Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road (opp Malmaison Hotel) to Oxford City Centre, Westgate (Westgate Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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