Close to London and with great transport links, Reading is also a city with a rich history, including the abbey and the canal.
Although known to be a fantastic shopping destination in its own right, much of Reading’s appeal comes from its transport links with London. About half an hour outside London by train, it is an important location within the London commuter belt and a popular destination for corporate travellers, leading to a high demand for Reading serviced apartments.
Reading is one of those cities that you can’t help but enjoy while you’re there. There is, of course, a great deal of choice when shopping and eating out, so an ideally placed apartment can help you make the most of that. But the town also has a rich history to be explored, such as Reading Abbey and its historic canal.
Those using our conveniently located serviced apartments in Reading can make the most of having the River Thames nearby, or can get out into the beautiful Berkshire countryside, knowing that they’ll have the security and comfort that one of our serviced apartments provides at the end of the day.
Reading is served by inter-city and regional train services.
Train links to major cities; Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Oxford, Plymouth, Exeter, Cornwall, Portsmouth, Southampton, Swansea, Winchester and York are all available.
Inter-city trains from London Paddington take just 30 minutes. Reading is also served by twice-hourly direct services from London Waterloo.
Visitors to Reading benefit from an excellent bus service.
Visitors are able to travel around the city with ease, however, it is worth noting that there is a no change policy on Reading buses. Reading is also served by the National Express bus service, connecting visitors to most major towns and cities.
London’s collection of airports are easily accessible from Reading.
Heathrow Airport is the easiest to access, and is just forty minutes away on the motorway. Those without a car can use the RailAir Express bus service, which runs every 20 minutes and is a one hour journey.
There is also the Heathrow Connect train, changing at Hayes and Harlington station.