Cardiff to Reading train

Mon, 17 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
21:201h23
Cardiff
22:43Reading
£291One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:411h35
Cardiff
12:16Reading
£451One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:181h27
Cardiff
11:45Reading
£491One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 17 June
Great Western Railway
21:201h23
Cardiff
22:43Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:181h27
Cardiff
11:45Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:411h35
Cardiff
12:16Reading
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff to Reading

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 23 m

Average

1 h 28 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

153 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cardiff for Reading every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
21:201h23
Cardiff
22:43Reading
£291One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:181h27
Cardiff
11:45Reading
£491One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:411h35
Cardiff
12:16Reading
£451One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Reading

distanceDistance95 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff to Reading cover the 95 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Reading.

FAQs: Cardiff to Reading train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Reading can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Reading is £46; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to Reading train time is 1 h 22 min   covering the 95 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Reading leaves at 06: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Reading leaves at 21: 20.
There are 17 trains a day from Cardiff to Reading which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff to Reading train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cardiff and Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 20.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay. When arriving in Reading, you can end your route in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 Cardiff is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Reading by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cardiff to Reading including taking a train or coach.

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