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Train Information to Reading from Exeter

distanceDistance122 miles (196 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Exeter to Reading cover the 122 miles (196 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Reading.

Travel Tips

Trains from Exeter 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 Exeter to Reading.
How much do cheap train tickets from Exeter to Reading cost?
You can find a cheap train from Exeter to Reading for some dates and times for as low as £31  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Exeter to Reading cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Exeter to Reading train price to come in at an average of £42  one way.
How many miles is it from Exeter to Reading by train?
You should expect to travel around 122 miles (196 km)  between Exeter and Reading by train.
How long is the train journey to Reading from Exeter?
The Exeter to Reading train duration is on average 1 h 46 min, which is to be expected when travelling 122 miles (196 km) to Reading from Exeter. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Exeter to Reading do I depart from? Which Reading train station from Exeter do I arrive in?

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your route from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in train stations like Reading and Reading West.

Omio customers book a train from Exeter St Davids   to Reading   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Exeter St Davids, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Exeter.

The most popular arrival train station, Reading, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Reading.

Which train providers can get me from Exeter to Reading?
For the best Exeter to Reading train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Exeter to Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Reading from Exeter?
The average number of trains departing Exeter for Reading is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Exeter to Reading? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Exeter to Reading leaves at 07: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 12. Omio shows you the latest train from Exeter to Reading times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Exeter to Reading for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Exeter to Reading is on average £42 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Exeter to Reading available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your journey to Reading.