Bournemouth to Reading train

Mon, 17 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bournemouth to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
18:451h24
Bournemouth
20:09Reading
£121One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:311h36
Bournemouth
09:07Reading
£151One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:451h22
Bournemouth
18:07Reading
£171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:451h21
Bournemouth
11:06Reading
£231One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
17:591h48
Bournemouth
19:47Reading
£231One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBournemouth to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 17 June
South Western Railway
17:591h48
Bournemouth
19:47Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
18:451h24
Bournemouth
20:09Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
07:311h36
Bournemouth
09:07Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
16:451h22
Bournemouth
18:07Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
09:451h21
Bournemouth
11:06Reading
0 changes

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Train times from Bournemouth to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 30 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

104 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Bournemouth for Reading every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:451h21
Bournemouth
11:06Reading
£231One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:451h22
Bournemouth
18:07Reading
£171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:451h24
Bournemouth
20:09Reading
£121One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:311h36
Bournemouth
09:07Reading
£151One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
17:591h48
Bournemouth
19:47Reading
£231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to Reading

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or South Western Railway

Trains from Bournemouth to Reading cover the 64 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Reading.

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

Buy your official CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail train tickets from Bournemouth to Reading from £92 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from Bournemouth to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: £92
  • South Western Railway frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: Bournemouth to Reading train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bournemouth 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Reading can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bournemouth to Reading is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Reading from Bournemouth is on average 1 h 21 min   for the 64 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Reading from Bournemouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bournemouth to Reading leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bournemouth to Reading leaves at 20: 12.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bournemouth to Reading without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 11 direct trains from Bournemouth to Reading each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Bournemouth to Reading you can take a train with CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Reading from Bournemouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 12.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bournemouth, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Reading from Bournemouth is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 21 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bournemouth to Reading by train is February.
You have options as you can travel from Bournemouth to Reading 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bournemouth and Reading

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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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
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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