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Great Station.

Lots of space and well set out, with plenty of coffee shops and shops. Friendly staff and clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reading to Paddington off Peak

Very helpful staff at the ticket area, gave us best prices to get into Paddington and on the tube... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caz H
Lasne, Belgium
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  • Average13%
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Manager was extremely friendly and severed me and a colleuge some lovely food and coffee , didn't get his name - a black gentlemen was lots of energy! Thanks!

2  Thank DannyDevereux
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

Its a railway station, it does everything you would expect a station to do. You can buy tickets and catch trains to all sorts of places. Not a tourist site though, nothing cultural either, avoid unless you need a train.

3  Thank Stuart_Donald
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All reviews train information west country london paddington information desk train times clear signage shops and food outlets helpful staff waiting room ticket office information boards lots of space town centre platform escalator gatwick hub
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Reviewed 2 days ago

modern , good transport hub , its a well run and clean train station with multiple outlets for snacks , drinks , coffee and staff are helpful

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really love what they've done to Reading Station. Lovely and spacious and clean. Easy to navigate and a subway if you need to scoot around. I really like the Oliver Bonas shop there too, normally I can only find it in London.

Thank Wargravian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of space and well set out, with plenty of coffee shops and shops. Friendly staff and clean facilities right in the center of Reading.

Thank lewish725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful staff at the ticket area, gave us best prices to get into Paddington and on the tube to Aldgate. Easy to navigate and platforms easy to find, very busy station so always someone to ask if you need

Thank Caz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling to London from Reading was a great experience as staffs were very helpful with directions and timing for the train. I hope they keep up the great up.

Thank lloydb956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As this is a review of the station then it’s all good. As a new station there’s a lot of space, well payed out, escalators are a bit steep, but lifts are available if that alla bit daunting. Choice of shops, food and drinks is...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This mainline station also serves as an interchange and thus can get busy. Initially the layout appears daunting but there’s plenty of staff around to point you in the right direction. I noted two entrances - one at the older part which serves the line...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, well laid out train station with plenty of seats & eating areas. Good signs to follow for platforms & staff friendly plus helpful.

Thank 71flojo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my train was cancelled I had time to see that plenty of hot and cold drink options to pass the waiting time. Still the confusing platform issues however but at least I knew where I was going this time!

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for the first time to Reading. Station is modern,within easy reach from town and great takeaway shop.

1  Thank Liora C
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Jeff1903 | Reviewed this property |
It's less than half a mile, so 10 minutes should be plenty of time