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Train Information between Plymouth and Reading

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Plymouth to Reading cover the 156 miles (252 km) long route taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Reading.

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Trains from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Reading.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Reading from Plymouth cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Reading from Plymouth to cost as little as £49  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Plymouth to Reading?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Plymouth to Reading train to cost on average £53  one way.
What is the distance from Plymouth to Reading via train?
The train distance from Plymouth to Reading is around 156 miles (252 km).
What is the average Plymouth to Reading train duration?
The train time from Plymouth to Reading is on average 2 h 43 min  for the 156 miles (252 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Plymouth to Reading by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Plymouth to Reading, which train station in Plymouth do I depart from and which train station in Reading do I arrive in?

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

Where is the train station in Plymouth to go to Reading? Where is the train station in Reading located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Plymouth and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Reading and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Reading.

Which train providers can get me from Plymouth to Reading?
For the best Plymouth to Reading train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Plymouth to Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Plymouth and Reading?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Plymouth to Reading. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Plymouth to Reading? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Plymouth to Reading leaves at 07: 13   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 14. Omio shows you the latest train from Plymouth to Reading times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Plymouth to Reading for the best deals?
If you buy Plymouth to Reading train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £53. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Reading from Plymouth. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Plymouth is Plymouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Plymouth for your trip between Plymouth and Reading.