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from Stansted to Reading

You can get from Stansted to Reading by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stansted to Reading on Dec 3 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:03AMStansted Mountfitchet2h08 11:11AMReading
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$581One-way
Cheapest
10:03AMStansted Mountfitchet2h08 12:11PMReading
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$571One-way
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08:19AMStansted Mountfitchet2h14 10:33AMReading
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$581One-way
08:22AMStansted Mountfitchet2h24 10:46AMReading
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$581One-way
09:24AMStansted Mountfitchet2h22 11:46AMReading
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$571One-way

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Fri
Dec 3
$57Greater Anglia
Sat
Dec 4
$57Greater Anglia
Sun
Dec 5
$57Greater Anglia
Tue
Dec 7
$67Greater Anglia
Wed
Dec 8
$57Greater Anglia
Thu
Dec 9
$57Greater Anglia
Fri
Dec 10
$66Greater Anglia
Sat
Dec 11
$57Greater Anglia
Mon
Dec 13
$57Greater Anglia
Wed
Dec 15
$58Greater Anglia
Thu
Dec 16
$57Greater Anglia
Fri
Dec 17
$58Greater Anglia
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Dec 18
$66Greater Anglia
Mon
Dec 20
$57Greater Anglia
Tue
Dec 21
$57Greater Anglia
Wed
Dec 22
$57Greater Anglia

Travel Information to Reading from Stansted

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€32) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€55) • 2 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Greater Anglia

Travel 58 miles (94 km) by bus or train to Reading from Stansted. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Stansted to Reading.

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FAQs
How do I get from Stansted to Reading?

There are 2 travel options from Stansted to Reading: bus or train.

How do I get from Stansted to Reading the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Stansted to Reading is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€32) compared to other travel options to Reading:

A bus is generally $27 (€22) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $66 (€55) from Stansted to Reading.

What is the quickest way to get from Stansted to Reading?

The quickest way to travel between Stansted and Reading is by train, which takes on average 2 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance between Stansted and Reading?

The Stansted to Reading distance is around 58 miles (94 km).

How many services a day are there to Reading from Stansted?

The average frequency per day from Stansted to Reading is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Stansted to Reading as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Stansted and Reading, where do I depart from Stansted and where do I arrive in Reading?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Stansted to Reading:

  • Buses from Stansted to Reading most often leave from Stansted, London Stansted Airport and arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Trains from Stansted to Reading most often leave from Stansted Airport and arrive in Reading.
Who can get me from Stansted to Reading?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Stansted to Reading:

  • You can travel between Stansted and Reading by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€32) with National Express from Stansted to Reading.
  • You can take a train from Stansted to Reading with Greater Anglia. Cheap tickets can be found for $66 (€55) with Greater Anglia from Stansted to Reading.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Stansted and Reading ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Stansted to Reading often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Stansted and Reading itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Reading and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Reading from Stansted online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Stansted to Reading, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $39 (€32) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $66 (€55) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Stansted to Reading tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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