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Train Information from Bournemouth to Reading

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Bournemouth to Reading cover the 64 miles (103 km) long route taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Reading.

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CrossCountry Bournemouth – Reading

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Bournemouth and Reading from £9 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.


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.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Bournemouth and Reading online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Bournemouth and Reading as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Bournemouth and Reading start at £9 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Bournemouth and Reading. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Bournemouth to Reading CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Bournemouth to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Bournemouth and Reading don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.
How much does a cheap train between Bournemouth and Reading cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bournemouth to Reading to cost as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Bournemouth to Reading on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bournemouth to Reading train to cost on average £17  one way.
What is the distance between Bournemouth and Reading by train?
The distance between Bournemouth and Reading by train is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
How long does it take from Bournemouth to Reading by train?
The train time to Reading from Bournemouth is on average 1 h 21 min  for the 64 miles (103 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bournemouth to Reading by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bournemouth and arrival train station in Reading?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bournemouth   to Reading.

Where do I find the Bournemouth train station to Reading? Where is the Reading train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bournemouth, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bournemouth.

The most popular arrival train station, Reading, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Reading.

Which train companies can get me from Bournemouth to Reading?
When taking a train from Bournemouth to Reading, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bournemouth to Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there to Reading from Bournemouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Bournemouth for Reading is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bournemouth to Reading?
The first Bournemouth to Reading train departs at 08: 45   and the last train from Bournemouth to Reading leaves at 10: 24. Check out the most up-to-date Bournemouth to Reading train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Bournemouth and Reading for the best deals?
If you buy Bournemouth to Reading train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £17. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Bournemouth to Reading. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Bournemouth is Bournemouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bournemouth for your trip to Reading from Bournemouth.