Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Reading

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£102

Average

£122

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.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Reading will cost around £ 122 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 102.

Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow5h46 18:26Reading
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£1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow5h51 18:26Reading
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£1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:35Glasgow5h51 19:26Reading
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£1151One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:40Glasgow6h01 16:41Reading
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£1281One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:33Glasgow6h08 17:41Reading
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£1311One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 19 May
Avanti West Coast
07:36Glasgow6h04 13:40Reading
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Avanti West Coast
08:40Glasgow6h01 14:41Reading
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Avanti West Coast
09:40Glasgow6h01 15:41Reading
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Avanti West Coast
10:40Glasgow6h01 16:41Reading
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Avanti West Coast
11:33Glasgow6h08 17:41Reading
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Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow5h51 18:26Reading
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Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow5h46 18:26Reading
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Avanti West Coast
13:35Glasgow5h51 19:26Reading
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Thu
19 May
£102Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£29easyJet
Fri
20 May
£130Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£31easyJet
Sat
21 May
£127Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£61easyJet
Sun
22 May
£126Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£29easyJet
Mon
23 May
£106Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£50easyJet
Tue
24 May
£97Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£43easyJet
Wed
25 May
£98Avanti West Coast
£70National Express
£25easyJet

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Reading

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 46 m

Average

5 h 57 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

536 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Glasgow for Reading every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 536 km distance in an average of 5 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 8 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Avanti West Coast
12:40Glasgow5h46 18:26Reading
0 changes
£1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:35Glasgow5h51 19:26Reading
0 changes
£1151One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow5h51 18:26Reading
0 changes
£1021One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:40Glasgow6h01 16:41Reading
0 changes
£1281One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:40Glasgow6h01 15:41Reading
0 changes
£1311One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Reading

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£114 (€128)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Glasgow to Reading cover the 332 miles (535 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £114, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £114. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Reading.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Reading

For as little as £114 you can travel by train between Glasgow and Reading with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Glasgow to Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains to Reading from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Reading train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 332 miles (535 km) journey between Glasgow 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 between Glasgow and 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 Glasgow and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Reading from Glasgow with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Glasgow to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 3 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Glasgow to Reading:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Reading.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train between Glasgow and Reading?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Reading for as little as £114  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Glasgow to Reading?

The Glasgow to Reading train ticket price is on average £114  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance between Glasgow and Reading via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Glasgow and Reading via train to be approximately 332 miles (535 km).

What is the average Glasgow to Reading train duration?

The train time from Glasgow to Reading is on average 5 h 45 min  for the 332 miles (535 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and Reading by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Glasgow and arrival train station in Reading?

When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). When arriving in Reading, you can end your route in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading.

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Reading   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Glasgow train station to Reading? Where is the Reading train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Glasgow to Reading?

For the trip from Glasgow to Reading you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Glasgow to Reading on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there to Reading from Glasgow a day?

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Reading is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Reading? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Reading?

You can take the first train from Glasgow to Reading at 07: 15   or take the last train from Glasgow to Reading leaving at 17: 28. Look for the latest Glasgow Reading train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I book train tickets to Reading from Glasgow to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Reading from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £114 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Glasgow to Reading a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Reading
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper