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3 h 47 m
3 h 47 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Chester for Reading every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||144 miles (232 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||£89 (€98)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from Chester to Reading cover the 144 miles (232 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £89, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £89. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Reading.
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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Chester and Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
One of the best ways to travel to Reading from Chester is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from Chester to Reading by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Chester to Reading route. You can expect to travel 144 miles (232 km) from Chester to Reading on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Reading from Chester, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Reading from Chester!
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Chester and arriving in Reading.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Chester and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Reading most often arrive at Reading and need to travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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