Planning your Journey
Whether you are a Reading local or travelling here from the other side of the world below you have come to the right place for everything you need to plan a smooth arrival.
How are you going to get here?
Read information on travelling to the University of Reading.
IMPORTANT: Please follow all UK government advice about travelling safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a university we are striving to reduce our impact on the environment, and sustainable travel options for staff and students are a key part of this endeavour. Our campuses in the Reading area are within easy walking and cycling distance from local train stations, and are easily accessible by public transport. Getting here.
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Read our advice on packing and what to bring.
Information for International students
Specific information if you are travelling to Reading from Heathrow and other local airports. This information is constantly changing, and we will update this page as we receive updated guidance. You are currently recommended you wear a mask at all times on public transport. See the UK Governments website for the latest guidance..