Basingstoke to Reading train

Cheap train tickets from Basingstoke to Reading

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£8

Average

£8

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
09:48Basingstoke0h17 10:05Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
17:03Basingstoke0h23 17:26Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
09:26Basingstoke0h26 09:52Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
10:23Basingstoke0h23 10:46Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
08:19Basingstoke0h23 08:42Reading
0 changes
£81One-way

Train schedule Basingstoke to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
Great Western Railway
08:19Basingstoke0h23 08:42Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:53Basingstoke0h22 09:15Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:26Basingstoke0h26 09:52Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
09:48Basingstoke0h17 10:05Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:23Basingstoke0h23 10:46Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:03Basingstoke0h23 17:26Reading
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Thu
11 Aug
Fri
12 Aug
Sat
13 Aug
Sun
14 Aug
Mon
15 Aug
Tue
16 Aug
Wed
17 Aug

Fastest train times from Basingstoke to Reading

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

17 m

Average

22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

23 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Basingstoke for Reading every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:48Basingstoke0h17 10:05Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
08:53Basingstoke0h22 09:15Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
08:19Basingstoke0h23 08:42Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
17:03Basingstoke0h23 17:26Reading
0 changes
£81One-way
Great Western Railway
10:23Basingstoke0h23 10:46Reading
0 changes
£81One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Basingstoke to Reading

distanceDistance14 miles
durationAverage train duration21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 45 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Basingstoke to Reading cover the 14 miles long journey taking on average 21 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Basingstoke and arrive in Reading.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and CrossCountry trains Basingstoke to Reading

Travel from Basingstoke to Reading from £8 with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

CrossCountry
South Western Railway
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Reading from Basingstoke you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Reading from Basingstoke, check out Omio! With one-way Basingstoke to Reading train ticket prices starting as low as £8 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Reading from Basingstoke by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 14 miles (23 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Reading from Basingstoke in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Basingstoke and Reading on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Basingstoke to Reading with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 18 min
  • Average Price: £8
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

It’s easy to book your South Western Railway train ticket from Basingstoke to Reading online with Omio! Simply check the current South Western Railway train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Reading from Basingstoke as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap South Western Railway train tickets online. Prices for South Western Railway trains from Basingstoke to Reading start at £8 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 14 miles (23 km). If you search for South Western Railway trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the South Western Railway tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Basingstoke and Reading. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Basingstoke to Reading South Western Railway train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Find cheap tickets for Great Western Rail trains between Basingstoke and Reading on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Basingstoke to Reading train timetable from Great Western Rail, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 14 miles (23 km) trip between Basingstoke and Reading, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Basingstoke to Reading in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Great Western Rail trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Great Western Rail train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Reading from Basingstoke and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Basingstoke to Reading with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Basingstoke to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 27 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 20 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Basingstoke to Reading

Travel by train to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basingstoke to Reading.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Basingstoke and Reading for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Basingstoke to Reading train price to come in at an average of £8  one way.
The Basingstoke to Reading train distance is approximately 14 miles.
On average the train from Basingstoke to Reading duration is 21 min  for the 14 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Basingstoke   and arrive in Reading.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basingstoke and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Reading and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (420 m) from the train station to the city centre in Reading.

If you're looking for trains from Basingstoke to Reading, you can rely on Great Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Basingstoke to Reading trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 45 direct trains per day from Basingstoke to Reading. You can look to travel with Cross Country or Great Western Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing Basingstoke for Reading is 45 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Basingstoke to Reading leaves at 04: 48. The last train departing from Basingstoke to Reading leaves at 23: 05. You can find the latest Basingstoke to Reading train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy Basingstoke to Reading train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £8. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Reading from Basingstoke. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basingstoke
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Basingstoke is Basingstoke. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Basingstoke for your trip between Basingstoke and Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Basingstoke
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Forecourt, off Alencon Link

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language