How to travel from Watford to Reading

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Travel Information from Watford to Reading

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€42) • 1 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€42) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 28 miles (45 km) from Watford to Reading. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Watford to Reading.

Travel Tips: Travel from Watford to Reading

Travel to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Watford to Reading.

You can travel from Watford to Reading 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Reading is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $45 (€42) compared to other travel options to Reading:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $46 (€43) from Watford to Reading.

The fastest way from Watford to Reading is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Reading that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 50 min.

Reading is approximately 28 miles (45 km) away from Watford.

The average frequency per day from Watford to Reading is:

  • 59 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Watford to Reading:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Watford to Reading depart from Watford, High Street (stop F) to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Watford to Reading depart from Watford Junction to Reading.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Watford to Reading with National Express, and you can find National Express Watford to Reading tickets for $46 (€43) on Omio.
  • You can go to Reading from Watford by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $45 (€42) with Great Western Railway from Watford to Reading on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Watford to Reading often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Watford and Reading itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Reading and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $46 (€43) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $45 (€42) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Watford 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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