Reading to Stafford train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Stafford

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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.

Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading2h27 12:24Stafford
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Train schedule Reading to Stafford

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Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading2h27 12:24Stafford
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Fastest train times from Reading to Stafford

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Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m


2 h 27 m

Trains per day



169 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Reading for Stafford every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading2h27 12:24Stafford
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Overview: Train from Reading to Stafford

distanceDistance105 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Reading to Stafford cover the 105 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £69, but the average price of train tickets is £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Stafford.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Reading to Stafford

You can travel by train to Stafford from Reading with CrossCountry for as low as £69. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Reading and Stafford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train from Reading to Stafford? Omio can help you find that perfect route with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Reading to Stafford train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Stafford from Reading, you can expect to travel 105 miles (169 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Reading and Stafford in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Stafford from Reading. Book that perfect Reading to Stafford train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

Reading to Stafford train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 12 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading to Stafford

Travel by train to Stafford 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 Stafford.
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Stafford from Reading for the next 7 days starting from £69  one way.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Reading to Stafford train prices are on average £71  one way.
The Reading to Stafford train distance is approximately 105 miles.
On average the train from Reading to Stafford duration is 2 h 27 min  for the 105 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Reading   and arrive in Stafford.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Reading and travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stafford and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (432 m) from the train station to the city centre in Stafford.

Take the Reading to Stafford train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Reading to Stafford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Reading for Stafford is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Reading to Stafford train departs at 08: 57   and the last train from Reading to Stafford leaves at 09: 57. Check out the most up-to-date Reading to Stafford train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Reading to Stafford is on average £71 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Reading to Stafford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 between Reading and Stafford.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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