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There are 5 ways to get from Reading to The O2 by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$24 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 19 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 Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9

$8 - $9

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo

$19 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to The O2 47.8 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Reading to The O2 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to The O2 is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to The O2 is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Reading and The O2 is 42 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to The O2 without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Reading to The O2, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reading to The O2 is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to The O2 is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Reading to The O2.

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Map of how to get from Reading to The O2.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and The O2, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to The O2 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to The O2 via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, Canary Wharf, Canada Square South, Canary Wharf station, and North Greenwich station in around 3 h 19 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
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to The O2
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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