Cheap train tickets from Guildford to Reading

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£5

Average

£10

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 Guildford to Reading will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

Cross Country
09:23Guildford0h40 10:03Reading
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£51One-way
South Western Railway
07:17Guildford1h34 08:51Reading
0 changes
£121One-way
Great Western Railway
08:10Guildford1h01 09:11Reading
0 changes
£121One-way
Great Western Railway
07:58Guildford0h41 08:39Reading
0 changes
£121One-way

Train schedule Guildford to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 22 May
South Western Railway
07:17Guildford1h34 08:51Reading
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Great Western Railway
07:58Guildford0h41 08:39Reading
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:10Guildford1h01 09:11Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
09:23Guildford0h40 10:03Reading
0 changes

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22 May
£5Cross Country
£12Bus
Mon
23 May
£12Great Western Railway
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24 May
£12Great Western Railway
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Wed
25 May
£12Great Western Railway
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Thu
26 May
£12Great Western Railway
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27 May
£12Great Western Railway
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28 May
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Fastest train times from Guildford to Reading

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

37 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Guildford for Reading every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 37 km distance in an average of 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 34 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.

Cross Country
09:23Guildford0h40 10:03Reading
0 changes
£51One-way
Great Western Railway
07:58Guildford0h41 08:39Reading
0 changes
£121One-way
Great Western Railway
08:10Guildford1h01 09:11Reading
0 changes
£121One-way
South Western Railway
07:17Guildford1h34 08:51Reading
0 changes
£121One-way

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Train companies: CrossCountry trains Guildford to Reading

Travel to Reading from Guildford from £5 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

CrossCountry

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Guildford to Reading, check out Omio! With one-way Guildford to Reading train ticket prices starting as low as £5 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Reading from Guildford by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 22 miles (36 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Reading from Guildford in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Guildford to Reading on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: £5

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Guildford and 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 Guildford 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 Guildford to Reading.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train to Reading from Guildford?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Guildford to Reading for as little as £5  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Guildford to Reading?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Guildford to Reading train to cost on average £12  one way.

What is the distance between Guildford and Reading via train?

The distance between Guildford and Reading by train is approximately 22 miles (36 km).

How many hours does it take from Guildford to Reading by train?

On average the Guildford to Reading train time is 38 min  covering the 22 miles (36 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Guildford to start your route from including Guildford and London Road (Guildford). In Reading you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Reading, Reading West and Reading.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Guildford   and arrive in Reading.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Guildford and need to travel around 0.3 miles (501 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Reading most often arrive at Reading and need to travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Guildford to Reading?

If you're looking for trains from Guildford to Reading, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Guildford to Reading route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there between Guildford and Reading a day?

On average, there are 17 trains a day from Guildford to Reading. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Guildford to Reading? When is the last train from Guildford to Reading?

You can take the first train from Guildford to Reading at 06: 50   or take the last train from Guildford to Reading leaving at 23: 06. Look for the latest Guildford Reading train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I buy Guildford to Reading train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Guildford to Reading is on average £12 if you buy 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets from Guildford to Reading available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Guildford
Reading
Guildford is the most popular Guildford 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 Guildford for your journey to Reading.