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There are 4 ways to get from West Hampstead to Reading by train, taxi or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$21 - $38

Cheapest option

Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$16 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from West Hampstead to Reading 43.5 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from West Hampstead to Reading 43.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from West Hampstead to Reading is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Hampstead to Reading is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Hampstead to Reading. However, there are services departing from West Hampstead and arriving at Reading via Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between West Hampstead and Reading is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.5 miles.

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The best way to get from West Hampstead to Reading without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £16 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from West Hampstead to Reading, including transfers.

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West Hampstead to Reading train services, operated by London Overground, depart from West Hampstead station.

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West Hampstead to Reading train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Hampstead to Reading is 43 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from West Hampstead to Reading.

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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between West Hampstead, England and Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from West Hampstead to Reading every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from West Hampstead to Reading
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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