It takes an average of 1h 10m to travel from Heathrow Airport to Reading by train, over a distance of around 22 miles (36 km). There are normally 284 trains per day traveling from Heathrow Airport to Reading and tickets for this journey start from $29.56 when you book in advance.
22 miles (36 km)
284 trains per day
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On average, it takes around 1 hour 10 minutes to travel from Heathrow Airport to Reading by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 43 minutes though. You'll usually find 284 trains per day running along the 36 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Reading, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Heathrow Airport to Reading start from $29.56 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Heathrow Airport and Reading is 1 hour and 10 minutes, with around 284 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Heathrow Airport to Reading is 43 minutes.
Train tickets from Heathrow Airport to Reading can start from as little as $29.56 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Heathrow Airport to Reading. Travelling from Heathrow Airport to Reading by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Heathrow Airport to Reading leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Heathrow Airport to Reading leaves at 00:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Heathrow Airport to Reading cover a distance of around 22 miles (36 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Reading to Heathrow Airport.
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