There are 5 ways to get from Reading to University of Kent by train, bus or car

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$57 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 6 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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) 007 / ...

$24 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$56 - $87

Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Vauxhall Bus Stn to University of Kent National Express

$27 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Reading to University of Kent 104.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to University of Kent is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to University of Kent is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Reading and University of Kent is 89 miles. The road distance is 104.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Reading to University of Kent, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading station to University of Kent. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and arriving at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Reading, England and University of Kent, England?

You can take a train from Reading to University of Kent via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, St Pancras International, and Canterbury West in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to University of Kent via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and University of Kent in around 5 h 6 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
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Vauxhall Bus Stn to University of Kent
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com

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