The cheapest trains from Reading to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£25

Average

£44

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 Reading to Bournemouth will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.

Cheapest
09:52Reading1h34 11:26Bournemouth
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£251One-way
Cheapest
11:52Reading1h34 13:26Bournemouth
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£251One-way
Cheapest
13:52Reading1h33 15:25Bournemouth
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£251One-way
18:39Reading2h42 21:21Bournemouth
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£491One-way
10:38Reading2h45 13:23Bournemouth
1 changes
£491One-way

Timetable Reading to Bournemouth

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08:38Reading2h45 11:23Bournemouth
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09:52Reading1h34 11:26Bournemouth
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10:38Reading2h45 13:23Bournemouth
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11:52Reading1h34 13:26Bournemouth
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12:38Reading2h43 15:21Bournemouth
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13:52Reading1h33 15:25Bournemouth
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14:38Reading2h43 17:21Bournemouth
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15:52Reading1h33 17:25Bournemouth
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16:38Reading2h43 19:21Bournemouth
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17:52Reading1h35 19:27Bournemouth
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18:39Reading2h42 21:21Bournemouth
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19:52Reading1h34 21:26Bournemouth
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20:52Reading1h35 22:27Bournemouth
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21:52Reading1h42 23:34Bournemouth
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16 Oct
£49Cross Country
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17 Oct
£25Cross Country
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Mon
18 Oct
£16Cross Country
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Tue
19 Oct
£15Cross Country
£15National Express
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20 Oct
£15Cross Country
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Fri
22 Oct
£15Cross Country
£21National Express

The fastest trains from Reading to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 33 m

Average

2 h 4 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

104 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Reading for Bournemouth every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 104 km distance in an average of 2 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 33 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 45 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.

Fastest
15:52Reading1h33 17:25Bournemouth
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£491One-way
Fastest
13:52Reading1h33 15:25Bournemouth
0 changes
£251One-way
09:52Reading1h34 11:26Bournemouth
0 changes
£251One-way
11:52Reading1h34 13:26Bournemouth
0 changes
£251One-way
19:52Reading1h34 21:26Bournemouth
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£491One-way

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Train Information from Reading to Bournemouth

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or South Western Railway

Trains from Reading to Bournemouth cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Bournemouth.

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    CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Reading to Bournemouth are the following:

    • 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

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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