Reading Station Parking

Are you planning to travel from Reading Station and wondering where to park your car? Finding a parking spot at the station can be daunting, especially if you’re not familiar with the area. Luckily, we’ve got you covered.

In this guide, we’ll take you through everything you need to know about parking at Reading Station. From the various parking options available to the fees and FAQs, we’ll answer all your questions so you can park with confidence.

Parking Options Available

If you’re driving to Reading Station, you have several parking options available, whether you want a short stay car park, long stay option or on-street parking.

Short Stay Car Park

If you’re dropping someone off or picking them up from the station, short stay parking is the best option. The short stay car park is located right outside the station, making it convenient if you’re in a hurry.

Alternatively, Kings Meadow car park is just a 2 minute walk away and fractionally cheaper.

Up to 2 hours£3.20
Up to 5 hours£6.00
Up to 24 hours£11.00
Up to 3 hours (weekend only)£3.10
Up to 6 hours (weekend only)£5.50
Kings Meadow car parking pricing

Long Stay Parking

If you’re planning to leave your car at the station for a few hours or more, long stay parking is your best option.

The long stay car park is located a short walk from Reading station and is owned by APCOA, so you can book and pay on the app.

Up to 4 hours£12.00
Up to 9 hours£21.00
Up to 24 hours£25.00
Up to 6 hours (weekend only)£9.00
Up to 24 hours (weekend only)£12.50
Reading Station car parking pricing

Off-site Parking

If you’re looking for cheaper parking options, there are several off-site parking options available near Reading Station. Hills Meadow car park is around 5-7 minute walk away, but parking charges are much cheaper at £3.10 for 2 hours or just £10 for 24 hours, as well as offering a night rate of just £2.50 when you enter after 6pm and depart by 8am.

Another option would be to use the park and ride that serves Reading, Mereoak which costs just £1 to park all day. You will need to jump on the number 600 bus into the town where you can reach the train station.


Is there disabled parking available at Reading Station?

There are several disabled parking bays available at the station. You’ll need to display a blue badge to use them.

Can I pre-book my parking at Reading Station?

You can pre-book your parking at Reading station using the APCOA app. This is especially useful if you’re using the long-stay car park or an off-site parking option.

Parking at Reading Station doesn’t have to be a hassle. By choosing the right parking option and paying attention to the parking fees, you can park with ease. We hope this guide has answered all your questions and given you the confidence to park at Reading Station. Safe travels!