Sheffield to Reading train

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Reading

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£38

Average

£95

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.

East Midlands Railway
08:00Sheffield3h25 11:25Reading
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£381One-way
East Midlands Railway
08:37Sheffield3h14 11:51Reading
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£611One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:00Sheffield3h25 12:25Reading
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£1161One-way
Cross Country
09:24Sheffield3h17 12:41Reading
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£1171One-way
Cross Country
09:56Sheffield3h20 13:16Reading
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£1171One-way

Train schedule Sheffield to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 1 July
Cross Country
07:56Sheffield3h46 11:42Reading
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East Midlands Railway
08:00Sheffield3h25 11:25Reading
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East Midlands Railway
08:37Sheffield3h14 11:51Reading
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East Midlands Railway
09:00Sheffield3h25 12:25Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
09:24Sheffield3h17 12:41Reading
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Cross Country
09:56Sheffield3h20 13:16Reading
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Fastest train times from Sheffield to Reading

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

217 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sheffield for Reading every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
08:37Sheffield3h14 11:51Reading
0 changes
£611One-way
Cross Country
09:24Sheffield3h17 12:41Reading
0 changes
£1171One-way
Cross Country
09:56Sheffield3h20 13:16Reading
0 changes
£1171One-way
East Midlands Railway
08:00Sheffield3h25 11:25Reading
0 changes
£381One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:00Sheffield3h25 12:25Reading
0 changes
£1161One-way

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Reading

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Sheffield to Reading cover the 134 miles (216 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Reading.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry trains Sheffield to Reading

Find the best trains to Reading from Sheffield with Omio's travel partners East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry from £51. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

East Midlands Trains
CrossCountry

Looking to travel by train between Sheffield and Reading? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with East Midlands Trains. Check Omio to see current East Midlands Trains train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Sheffield to Reading train and book East Midlands Trains tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Sheffield and Reading, you can expect to travel 134 miles (216 km) one-way with East Midlands Trains. If you search for trains to Reading from Sheffield in the Omio app, you can check if the East Midlands Trains 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 East Midlands Trains, we do the work for you to get you safely to Reading from Sheffield. Book that perfect Sheffield to Reading train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with East Midlands Trains!

Sheffield to Reading train information with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 32 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 1 a day

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

Looking for trains from Sheffield to Reading? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 134 miles (216 km) journey to Reading from Sheffield. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Sheffield to Reading routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Sheffield to Reading, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Sheffield - Reading train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

Sheffield to Reading train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 55 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Sheffield to Reading

Travel by train to Reading 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 Sheffield to Reading.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Sheffield to Reading for some dates and times for as low as £51  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Sheffield to Reading is £51  one way.
The Sheffield to Reading train distance is approximately 134 miles (216 km).
While the time it takes to travel 134 miles (216 km) to Reading from Sheffield can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Sheffield to Reading is on average 3 h 14 min.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Sheffield   to Reading.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.5 miles (764 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Sheffield to Reading, you can count on East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or East Midlands Railways for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Sheffield to Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 13 trains a day from Sheffield to Reading. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Sheffield to Reading leaves at 05: 05. The last train departing from Sheffield to Reading leaves at 19: 56. You can find the latest Sheffield to Reading train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase Sheffield to Reading train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £51. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Sheffield and Reading. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sheffield
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Sheffield is Sheffield. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Sheffield for your trip from Sheffield to Reading.
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Public transport options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.

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