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Train Information to Exeter from Reading

distanceDistance122 miles (196 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Reading to Exeter cover the 122 miles (196 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 39 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Travel Tips

Trains from Reading to Exeter
Travel by train to Exeter 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 Reading to Exeter.
What is the price of the cheapest train to Exeter from Reading?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Reading and Exeter to cost as little as £34  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Reading to Exeter?
The Reading to Exeter train ticket price is on average £42  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Reading to Exeter?
The distance from Reading to Exeter by train is approximately 122 miles (196 km).
What is the average Reading to Exeter train duration?
On average the train from Reading to Exeter duration is 1 h 39 min  for the 122 miles (196 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Reading to Exeter, which train station in Reading do I depart from and which train station in Exeter do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Reading to start your journey from including Reading and Reading West. In Exeter you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Reading   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Where is the Reading train station located? Where is the Exeter train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Reading, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Reading. The most popular arrival train station in Exeter, called Exeter St Davids, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Exeter from Reading?
Take the Reading to Exeter train with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Reading to Exeter as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Reading and Exeter?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Reading to Exeter. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Reading to Exeter? When does the last train depart from Reading to Exeter?
The first Reading to Exeter train departs at 07: 30   and the last train from Reading to Exeter leaves at 11: 01. Check out the most up-to-date Reading to Exeter train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets from Reading to Exeter to score the best deals?
If you buy Reading to Exeter train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £42. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Exeter from Reading. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading is the most popular Reading railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Reading for your journey to Exeter.