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Trains to Reading

As one of the UK's busiest stations, ranking 9th overall, catching a train to Reading is easy. Serving as a major interchange on the mainline out of London towards the west, Reading is efficiently linked to cities such as Bristol, Manchester, Plymonth, Oxford and many more.


Most popular trains connections to Reading

First Transpennie Express
Trains to Reading from London
First Transpennie Express
Trains to Reading from Bristol
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Trains to Reading from Nottingham
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Trains to Reading from Manchester
Cross Country
Trains to Reading from Birmingham



Trains to Reading FAQs

When is the best time to book a train to Reading?

Prices for train tickets to Reading can vary depending on the point of departure. Despite this, it's recommended to book a train ticket at least 3 weeks before the desired date.

How much are train tickets to Reading?

As an important interchange for routes arriving from or heading to the west of England, cheap tickets for under £30 are available from many of Britain’s major cities, including Bristol and Manchester.

Which train companies run trains to Reading?

Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and CrossCountry are the three companies that operate services to and from Reading station.

When are the first and last trains into Reading?

Trains arrive into Reading Station at all times between 4:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m.

What is the main Reading train station?

Reading’s main station is Reading Station, just to the north of the city centre. Next to the station is Reading’s primary bus interchange, with services from and to Reading’s urban areas and rural surroundings.

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