Getting to Reading
By Air: Getting to Reading by air couldn’t be easier, you can fly into any London airport and from there you either get a direct train or a coach to Reading, or alternatively you can hire a car a drive to Reading via the M4 motorway.
By Train: Reading can be reached by train from many different areas in the UK. Services run from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Oxford, Plymouth, Cornwall, Portsmouth, Southampton, Swansea and York. From London Paddington, a train to Reading departs several times an hour and takes around 30 minutes. You will be able to find some great deals on return tickets throughout the year with fares as low as £15
By Car: Reading is served by the M4 motorway, with junction 11 the best junction to come off at to go to the city centre. Reading is approximately an hour away from London, making it easily accessible to most locations across the UK. But be careful if your stag do is on at the same time as the Reading Festival (usually the August bank holiday weekend). The roads in and out of the city become incredibly congested and it can take hours just to leave the city.
Things to see in Reading