COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.

There are 6 ways to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, train  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

£14 - £38

Cheapest option

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T2,3  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Reading Station National Express / ...

£8 - £12

4 alternative options

Line 170 bus, train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the line 170 bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Clapham Junction Station 170
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

£18 - £36

Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street 702

£12 - £18

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Victoria Coach Station to Reading 40.6 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Victoria Coach Station to Reading 40.6 miles

£7 - £11

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in United Kingdom

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for United Kingdom.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

There are currently lockdown measures within United Kingdom to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within United Kingdom may be affected.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for United Kingdom relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in United Kingdom, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 49 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 49 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station station and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 13m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Victoria Coach Station station to Reading. However, there are services departing from Victoria station and arriving at Reading via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

More details

The distance between Victoria Coach Station and Reading is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading without a car is to subway and train which takes 52 min and costs £14 - £40.

More details

It takes approximately 52 min to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading, including transfers.

More details

Victoria Coach Station to Reading bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

More details

Victoria Coach Station to Reading train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Victoria station.

More details

Victoria Coach Station to Reading bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street station.

More details

Map of how to get from Victoria Coach Station to Reading.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Victoria Coach Station, England and Reading, England?

Green Line operates a bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street 4 times a day. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 2h 13m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
TfL Rail
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Green Line
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Reading Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Victoria Coach Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Victoria Coach Station to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Victoria Coach Station to Reading is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Victoria Coach Station to Reading.

Get driving directions

There are 663+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details