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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5 h 41 m
6 h 14 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Edinburgh for Reading every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||322 miles (520 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||£84 (€93)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Edinburgh to Reading cover the 322 miles (520 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £84, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £61. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.
CrossCountry trains will get you between Edinburgh and Reading from £61. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Reading from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains between Edinburgh and Reading 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 Edinburgh to Reading train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 322 miles (520 km) journey between Edinburgh and Reading, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Edinburgh to Reading in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Reading from Edinburgh and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Edinburgh to Reading with CrossCountry!
There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. In Reading you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Reading, Reading West and Reading.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre.
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