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.
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Of the 12 trains that leave Reading for London every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average train duration||24 min|
|Average train ticket price||£24 (€26)|
|Train frequency||184 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 184 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Tfl Rail, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service|
Trains from Reading to London cover the 36 miles (58 km) long journey taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like Tfl Rail, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 184 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in London Victoria.
For as little as £22 you can travel by train from Reading to London with Great Western Rail and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
One of the best ways to travel between Reading and London is by taking a train with Great Western Rail. Omio helps you find the ideal Great Western Rail train from Reading to London by showing you Great Western Rail current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Reading to London trip. You can expect to travel 36 miles (58 km) between Reading and London on a train with Great Western Rail. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Reading to London, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Great Western Rail train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to London from Reading!
Great Western Rail from Reading to London train information:
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with South Western Railway from Reading to London for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest South Western Railway train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Reading to London train with South Western Railway (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Reading - London trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Reading to London by train is 36 miles (58 km). You can book tickets for this South Western Railway train for as low as £22 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for South Western Railway tickets from Reading to London in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect South Western Railway Reading - London train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
There are over 300 daily trains from Reading to London Paddington. The service operates 24-hours a day and is provided by Great Western Railway. The direct journey takes approximately 40 minutes although this can be longer on overnight or Sunday services. Great Western Railway also operates a direct service from Reading to London Waterloo with two to three departures an hour from around 5:30 a.m. until just after midnight.
Departure Station:Reading station is one of the UK's busiest interchanges and is located within an easy walk of the town centre. It's served by local buses and has taxi ranks, car parking and bicycle storage facilities.
Arrival Station:Both London Paddington and London Waterloo Stations are well-connected to the city's transport systems by local buses and underground trains. Waterloo is served by the Jubilee, Bakerloo, Northern and Waterloo & City lines while Paddington is on the Circle, Bakerloo, District and Hammersmith & City lines. Both stations have taxi ranks, car parking and bicycle storage facilities.
Some of the Reading train stations to London you can start your journey from include Reading, Reading West and Reading. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Reading and arriving in London Victoria.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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