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Train Information between Edinburgh and Reading

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£121 (€136)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

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 London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £78, but the average price of train tickets is £121. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Reading
Travel by train 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
What is the cost of cheap trains to Reading from Edinburgh?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Reading from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £78  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Edinburgh to Reading?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Reading train price to come in at an average of £121  one way.
What is the distance from Edinburgh to Reading via train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Reading is around 322 miles (520 km).
How long is the train from Edinburgh to Reading?
On average the train from Edinburgh to Reading duration is 5 h 41 min  for the 322 miles (520 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Reading do I depart from? Which Reading train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Reading from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your route can end in train stations such as Reading and Reading West.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Reading.

Where is the Edinburgh train station located? Where is the Reading train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Reading, called Reading, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Edinburgh to Reading?
If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Reading, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Edinburgh to Reading route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Edinburgh to Reading?
If you prefer early morning trains from Edinburgh to Reading, the first train leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night trains from Edinburgh to Reading, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 51. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Reading times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I book Edinburgh to Reading train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Edinburgh to Reading train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £121. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Reading from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Reading
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.