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.
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1 h 24 m
1 h 56 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Cardiff for Reading every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||2 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||£30 (€34)|
|Train companies||Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service|
Trains from Cardiff to Reading cover the 95 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Reading.
Great Western Rail trains will get you to Reading from Cardiff from £25. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Find cheap tickets for Great Western Rail trains to Reading from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Reading train timetable from Great Western Rail, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 95 miles (153 km) trip to Reading from Cardiff, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Reading from Cardiff 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 Cardiff and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Cardiff and Reading with Great Western Rail!
Train information from Cardiff to Reading with Great Western Rail:
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central to Reading.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cardiff Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Reading, called Reading, is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from its city centre.
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