There are 5 ways to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1

$12 - $14

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Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1

$11

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Heathrow Terminal 4

$17 - $30

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 29.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 29.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) station and arriving at Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 4 via Hayes & Harlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Reading (Station) and Heathrow Terminal 4 is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £9 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4, including transfers.

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Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir).

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Map of how to get from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4.
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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Reading (Station), Reading, England and Heathrow Terminal 4, England?

RailAir operates a bus from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4 via Hayes & Harlington in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading (Station) to Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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