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Trip Madrid Reading

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

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How to get from Madrid to Reading?

We are suggesting 16 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Madrid 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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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Madrid Reading by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Madrid and Reading on a map as well as the route Madrid Reading and the different connecting points (Reading Railway Station, Tilehurst Railway Station, Reading Coach Station, Reading - buses Railway Station, Reading-Calcot Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Madrid Reading

For your trip from Madrid (Spain) to Reading (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 774 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.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Reading from Madrid. You can take the flight Madrid-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by carpooling.
Leave Madrid and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by Air Europa, Iberia, British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair or Norwegian Air Shuttle.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Madrid to Reading without changing trains. You can take the train London-Reading and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of First Great Western or South West Trains to Reading leave from Clapham Junction railway station in London. Arrival in Reading will take place at Reading station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Madrid Reading only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey London-Reading.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Reading bus station (0.6 mi from Reading, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Reading.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Reading will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Madrid and Reading?

Airlines
Air Europa carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
Iberia flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Ryanair carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection London-Reading with the train from Gatwick Airport railway station (24.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
South West Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Reading with the train which leaves Clapham Junction station to arrive at Reading railway station (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Reading (36.7 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Reading (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving Gatwick Airport bus station at 23.6 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.

Stop cities from Madrid or cities to visit near Reading

When travelling from Reading to Madrid by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 37 mi from Reading (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Reading or back to Madrid, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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