Edinburgh to Reading train

Wed, 19 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Reading

Showing times and prices for 19 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
08:305h46
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:16Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
10:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:305h49
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:19Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
08:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 19 June
London North Eastern Railway
08:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:53Reading station (RDG)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:305h46
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:16Reading station (RDG)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:53Reading station (RDG)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:305h49
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:19Reading station (RDG)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:53Reading station (RDG)
2 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Reading

Showing times and prices for 19 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 46 m

Average

5 h 50 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

521 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Reading you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
08:305h46
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:16Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:305h49
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:19Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:53Reading station (RDG)
£1271One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Reading

distanceDistance322 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£99 (€112)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry

Trains from Edinburgh to Reading cover the 322 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 18 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £72, but the average price of train tickets is £99. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Reading train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Reading can start from as little as £72 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Reading is £99; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh to Reading is 5 h 18 min   to travel the 322 mile long route, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Reading leaves at 05: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Reading leaves at 19: 00.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Reading which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Reading train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Edinburgh to Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 00.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway. 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 Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Reading is November.
You have options as you can travel between Edinburgh and Reading 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Reading

Edinburgh
Reading
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Reading.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Edinburgh, Airport
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