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Train Information from Glasgow to Reading

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£152 (€172)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Reading cover the 332 miles (535 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £121, but the average price of train tickets is £152. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Reading.

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.
How much do cheap train tickets between Glasgow and Reading cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Reading from Glasgow for as little as £121  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Reading?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to Reading train prices are on average £152  one way.
What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Reading?
You should expect to travel around 332 miles (535 km)  from Glasgow to Reading by train.
How long does it take from Glasgow to Reading by train?
The Glasgow to Reading train duration is on average 5 h 45 min, which is to be expected when travelling 332 miles (535 km) between Glasgow and Reading. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Glasgow to Reading, which train station in Glasgow do I depart from and which train station in Reading do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Glasgow, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). When you arrive in Reading, your train can arrive in train stations including Reading and Reading West.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Glasgow Central   to Reading.

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 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers go from Glasgow to Reading?
If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Reading, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Glasgow to Reading trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Reading from Glasgow?
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?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Glasgow at 09: 38. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 11: 33. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow to Reading and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Glasgow and Reading for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Reading from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £152 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 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
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
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