Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Reading

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£72

Average

£128

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 Leeds to Reading will cost around £ 128 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 72.

Cheapest
10:45Leeds Railway Station3h26 14:11Reading
2 changes
£721One-way
10:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 13:46Reading
2 changes
£1221One-way
09:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 12:46Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way
08:46Leeds Railway Station3h25 12:11Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way
08:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 11:46Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 8 Dec
08:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 11:46Reading
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08:46Leeds Railway Station3h25 12:11Reading
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09:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 12:46Reading
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10:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 13:46Reading
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10:45Leeds Railway Station3h26 14:11Reading
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Wed
8 Dec
£72London North Eastern Railway
£19Megabus
Thu
9 Dec
£63London North Eastern Railway
£19Megabus
Fri
10 Dec
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£17Megabus
Sat
11 Dec
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£19Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£53London North Eastern Railway
£19Megabus

Fastest train times from Leeds to Reading

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

263 km

It's difficult to get from Leeds to Reading without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
08:46Leeds Railway Station3h25 12:11Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way
10:45Leeds Railway Station3h26 14:11Reading
2 changes
£721One-way
09:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 12:46Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way
10:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 13:46Reading
2 changes
£1221One-way
08:15Leeds Railway Station3h31 11:46Reading
2 changes
£1481One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Reading

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Leeds to Reading cover the 163 miles (263 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Reading.

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Trains from Leeds to Reading
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Leeds to Reading cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leeds and Reading for as low as £47  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Leeds to Reading?
The Leeds to Reading train ticket price is on average £60  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Leeds to Reading by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Leeds to Reading via train to be approximately 163 miles (263 km).
How long is the train from Leeds to Reading?
While the time it takes to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Leeds to Reading can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leeds to Reading is on average 3 h 26 min.
What station does the Leeds to Reading train leave from? Which Reading train station do I come into from Leeds?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arriving in Reading.

Where is the departure train station in Leeds located? Where is the arrival train station in Reading located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 0.1 miles (172 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (268 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Leeds to Reading?
For the best Leeds to Reading train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Leeds to Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from Leeds to Reading a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Leeds to Reading. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I buy Leeds Reading train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Leeds and Reading to cost on average £60 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to Reading train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip between Leeds and Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express