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South Western Railway
08:501h21
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:11Reading station (RDG)
28 1One-way
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South Western Railway
09:501h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:14Reading station (RDG)
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London Waterloo (WAT)
09:43Reading station (RDG)
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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.

 
Popular trains to and from Reading

Popular trains to Reading

Bournemouth to Reading train

from £9
Direct trains available
1h21 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • South Western Railway

London to Reading train

from £12
Direct trains available
0h23 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Tfl Rail
  • South Western Railway

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Reading train

from £17
Direct trains available
1h20 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Gatwick Express

Bristol to Reading train

from £22
Direct trains available
1h05 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway

Leeds to Reading train

from £49
Direct trains available
3h11 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Hull Trains

Popular trains from Reading

Reading to Bournemouth train

from £6
Direct trains available
1h20 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • South Western Railway

Reading to London train

from £9
Direct trains available
0h23 average duration
51trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • South Western Railway
  • Tfl Rail

Reading to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h25 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • Tfl Rail
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Gatwick Express

Reading to Bristol train

from £21
Direct trains available
1h02 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway

Reading to Manchester train

from £46
Direct trains available
3h13 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast

Most popular trains connections to Reading

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Trains to Reading from London
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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.
Main Train Station Reading Railway Station
Popular Destinations in the UK Bristol, Swansea, London, Cardiff
Nearest Coach Station Reading Bus Station
Avg Train Ticket Price £ 40.92
Train Companies
  • Great Western Rail
  • South Western Railway

Trains to Reading

Direct trains to Reading are available from many of the UK's major cities. Due to Reading's position as a major interchange on the mainline out of London towards the West, it's now Britain's 9th busiest station, with services from London, Bristol, Manchester, Plymouth, Oxford and many more cities passing through it.

 


Major companies and train routes to Reading

Route Price
First Great Western
  • From £23.60
  • From £26.00
  • From £35.20
CrossCountry
  • From £26.00
  • From £14.10
  • From £25.10
 

Trains to Reading: Train Operating Companies & Ticket Information


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Which train companies run trains to Reading? Great Western Rail, 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.


Tips for booking cheap trains to Reading


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How far in advance to book trains to Reading? The best time to book trains to Reading is at least 3 weeks before departure.

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.


Trains to Reading: Station Information and Travel to the city centre


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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.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Tfl Rail trains to Reading

Find the best trip to Reading with Omio's train partners Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Tfl Rail! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

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