How to get from London to Reading by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from London to Reading is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Travel 36 miles (58 km) by bus to Reading from London. Megabus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Reading.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $9 (€8). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between London and Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
You can get from London to Reading by bus.
The fastest way to travel from London to Reading is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.
The distance from London to Reading is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Reading:
The following travel company offer services from London to Reading:
Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Reading:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Reading as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Reading from London.
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