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Trip Edinburgh Reading

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Edinburgh to Reading

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How to get from Edinburgh to Reading?

We are suggesting 18 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh Reading. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Reading

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Reading (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 323 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Edinburgh Reading is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Reading leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Reading will take place at Reading station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Edinburgh-Reading.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Reading from Edinburgh without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Edinburgh-London and London-Reading.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of MegaBus or National Express that will take you to Reading bus station (England United Kingdom).
No flight allows you to fly directly to Reading from Edinburgh. You can take the flight Edinburgh-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (London City airport, IATA code: LCY) operated by Easyjet, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ryanair or FlyBE.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Reading?

Bus companies
MegaBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom) and between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Reading where the coach will drop you off at Reading station situated at about 0.6 mi from Reading city centre.
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom) and between the city of London (serving Heathrow Airport Terminals 1-3 bus station at 3562.9 mi from centre) and the city of Reading where the coach will drop you off at Reading-Calcot station situated at about 3559.8 mi from Reading city centre.
Airlines
Easyjet carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
British Airways flies on the route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Edinburgh EDI airport (located 7.5 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom) to London (serving Stansted STN airport)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to London (arrival at London City LCY airport)
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Cheltenham-Reading with the train from Cheltenham Spa railway station (1.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Birmingham with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Birmingham New Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Edinburgh-Reading with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
South West Trains provides a rail connection from London to Reading with the train which leaves London Waterloo station to arrive at Reading railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Coast transports passengers on a rail line Edinburgh-London with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Kings Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Reading (324.4 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Reading

When travelling from Reading to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cheltenham located at 57 mi from Reading, Tamworth 88 mi away from Reading, Birmingham situated at 81 mi from Reading, London at approximately 37 mi from Reading, Derby located at 104 mi from Reading (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Reading or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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