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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$19 - $35

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Bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Waterloo

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from University of Reading to London 40.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from University of Reading to London 40.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from University of Reading to London is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Reading to London is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Reading to London. However, there are services departing from University of Reading, Reading University and arriving at London Earl's Court via Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between University of Reading and London is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Reading to London without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs £14 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from University of Reading to London, including transfers.

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University of Reading to London bus services, operated by RailAir, depart from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir station.

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The best way to get from University of Reading to London is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs £14 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 23m.

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University of Reading to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Reading to London is 40 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from University of Reading to London.

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Map of how to get from University of Reading to London.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from University of Reading to London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Reading to London via University of Reading, Reading University, Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
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
Bus operators
RailAir
Phone
01189579425
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
firstgroup.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 Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from University of Reading to London
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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