Airport Transfer Reading <> Heathrow

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Professional chauffeurs

Travel confidently with expert chauffeurs delivering industry-leading quality, reliability, discretion, and more.
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Door-to-door convenience

Rest easy with door-to-door pick-up and drop-off — no waiting in lines or change of transportation needed.
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Set your own schedule

Schedule your pickup whenever you want, and leave departure boards and timetables in the rear-view mirror.
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Direct transfers to Reading

Transfers between Heathrow and Reading are straightforward with a premium taxi alternative from Blacklane. Meet your local, professional chauffeur directly in the Heathrow Arrivals hall and drive straight from the airport to your accommodation in Reading. This quiet English town on a tributary of the River Thames has direct links to London Waterloo and London Paddington. It’s also an access point to lots of other locations such as Oxford, Exeter and Cheltenham. This makes Reading a great location for business trips with appointments all over England. Furthermore, Reading has a direct train to London Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Terminal 5, but travellers will benefit from Blacklane’s premium door-to-door service which cuts up to 30 minutes off your journey. An airport transfer from Heathrow to Reading means you won’t have to contend with overcrowding, train strikes, or delays—just a direct, comfortable and premium chauffeured service from the airport to your hotel or stay in Reading.

Stress-free solution

Booking our City to City rides as an alternative to flights, trains, or car rentals means avoiding the crowds and staying safe on your long-distance journey. Instead of enduring long lines and multiple interactions before you even hit the road, you just enjoy the comfort of a private transfer in a top-of-the-line vehicle.

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Taxi alternative to Reading

Reading is one of England’s most well connected commuter towns, but it has a number of other reasons to visit. The famous Reading Festival is held every year in August, and a Winter Wonderland that rivals London’s. The walkable high street and scenic Thames Path and also worth exploring between appointments. Day trips to Oxford and London are also convenient when you stay in Reading. Blacklane also runs a number of other routes from Heathrow to locations near Reading, such as:

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get from Heathrow to Reading?

The quickest way to travel from Heathrow to Reading is with an airport transfer which takes 40 minutes. The newly opened Elizabeth line also runs between Heathrow and Reading, but travellers will need to change at Hayes & Harlington. This journey takes 45 minutes. There is also a direct train that runs from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Reading Central. This journey takes around 1 hour.

How much is a taxi from Reading to Heathrow?

A taxi between Reading and Heathrow can cost between £45 and £80. Booking a Blacklane means you won’t have to worry about hidden charges or airport fees. Everything is included in the final price, and we offer a complimentary waiting time at the airport upon arrival.

How far from Heathrow to Reading?

London Heathrow is approximately 27.5 miles (44.2 kilometres) from Reading.

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