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  •  3 h 20 min

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

$51 - $88

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Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air) Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station 033 / ...
  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 50 min

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

$55 - $86

Bus, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place 702
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$48 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Reading to University of Kent 104.8 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 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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The best way to get from Reading to University of Kent without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Reading to University of Kent, including transfers.

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Reading to University of Kent bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir).

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The best way to get from Reading to University of Kent is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Reading to University of Kent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to University of Kent is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Reading to University of Kent.

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Map of how to get from Reading to University of Kent.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to University of Kent via Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air), Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and University of Kent in around 5 h 9 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 - $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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.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 Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Website
reading-buses.co.uk

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