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Conveniently positioned between London and Swindon, our business and corporate serviced apartments in Reading by esa are an affordable and comfortable option for those working in the Thames Valley. Just a short distance from the M4 motorway and close to Reading's main business parks and commercial districts, our contemporary accommodation is ideal for commuters and project workers. Reading is only 30 minutes from Heathrow airport, providing easy access to worldwide destinations.

Reading's new state-of-the-art train station provides fast and frequent services to the heart of the capital and its numerous cultural attractions. There are also a number of local bus routes and shuttle services in the town, so it's easy to travel to and from our serviced apartments Reading.

road: Reading is connected to London and the Thames Valley by the M4 motorway and is served by junctions 10, 11 and 12, for easy access to all parts of the town. The M4 will take you east to London in just over an hour and west to Swindon in 50 minutes. Other nearby towns can be accessed in less than half an hour, including Slough, Windsor, Maidenhead and Newbury. Basingstoke is just 18 miles (30km) away via the A33 and there are further routes towards Oxford and the midlands from the M4/J13.

rail: Reading's rail infrastructure has had an extensive overhaul in recent years, with millions of pounds invested into improvements to Reading train station. Travelling by train from Reading is one of the best ways to get around, as the town is connected to a host of destinations throughout the UK. This modern transport hub offers frequent direct trains to London Paddington, taking approximately 30 minutes, as well as local stopping services to London Waterloo, Newbury, Basingstoke and Slough.

bus: Reading Buses provide details of bus services throughout the local area and offer routes to Reading's surrounding towns and villages. Jet Black buses run between Newbury and Reading via Thatcham and Theale and Greenwave buses provide services to and from Kennet Island, Green Park and Reading International Business Park. For sporting and music events, the Madejski Stadium has a park and ride bus service for faster access to and from the venue.

air: The closest airport to Reading is London Heathrow, just half an hour away by road. However Reading is also close to a number of the South's other airports, including London Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Southampton and Bristol, providing additional choice and convenience for our overseas guests.

Planning on visiting London during your stay? Transport for London is the central hub for travel and public transport around the capital, providing information on underground services, bus timetables and train times.

Take a look at our business and corporate serviced apartments in Reading on a map or discover more about some of the local attractions nearby. Ready to book? Contact our Reservations team to find out about availability in Reading and make an enquiry. Looking for more accommodation near Reading? esa’s serviced apartments Newbury or serviced apartments Basingstoke are located just a short distance away and may suit your needs.