Bournemouth to Reading train

Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Reading

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£51

Average

£51

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
08:45Bournemouth1h20 10:05Reading
0 changes
£511One-way
South Western Railway
08:59Bournemouth1h47 10:46Reading
0 changes
£511One-way

Train schedule Bournemouth to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
Cross Country
08:45Bournemouth1h20 10:05Reading
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South Western Railway
08:59Bournemouth1h47 10:46Reading
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Fastest train times from Bournemouth to Reading

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 20 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

104 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Bournemouth for Reading every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:45Bournemouth1h20 10:05Reading
0 changes
£511One-way
South Western Railway
08:59Bournemouth1h47 10:46Reading
0 changes
£511One-way

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to Reading

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or South Western Railway

Trains from Bournemouth to Reading cover the 64 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Reading.

Train companies: CrossCountry and South Western Railway trains Bournemouth to Reading

Travel to Reading from Bournemouth from £16 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and South Western Railway! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

CrossCountry
South Western Railway

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train to Reading from Bournemouth for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Bournemouth to Reading. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Bournemouth to Reading train ticket can cost as little as £16 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Bournemouth to Reading in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Bournemouth to Reading with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

Book your South Western Railway Bournemouth to Reading train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check South Western Railway up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Bournemouth to Reading routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable South Western Railway train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Bournemouth to Reading is 64 miles (103 km), and the best price for a one-way Bournemouth - Reading South Western Railway train ticket starts at £51 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your South Western Railway ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with South Western Railway!

Travel Tips: Trains from Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Reading.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Bournemouth and Reading for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bournemouth to Reading train price to come in at an average of £28  one way.
The distance to Reading from Bournemouth by train is approximately 64 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 64 miles to Reading from Bournemouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bournemouth to Reading is on average 2 h 23 min.

When taking the train from Bournemouth to Reading, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bournemouth and Bournemouth, Airport. Your route can end in train stations such as Reading, Reading West and Reading.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bournemouth   and arrive in Reading.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bournemouth and travel around 1.2 miles (2 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.

Take the Bournemouth to Reading train with Cross Country or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Reading from Bournemouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from Bournemouth to Reading. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Bournemouth to Reading train departs at 05: 30   and the last train from Bournemouth to Reading leaves at 21: 12. Check out the most up-to-date Bournemouth to Reading train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Reading from Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Bournemouth to Reading a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bournemouth
Reading
Bournemouth is the most popular Bournemouth railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bournemouth for your journey to Reading.
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Public transport options for Bournemouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Southampton / Brockenhurst: Station entrance on Halfords side. To Poole: Station entrance on Asda side.

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