Southampton to Reading train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Reading

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
10:150h51
Southampton
11:06Reading
£131One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:150h51
Southampton
10:06Reading
£211One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Cross Country
10:150h51
Southampton
11:06Reading
0 changes
Cross Country
09:150h51
Southampton
10:06Reading
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton to Reading

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

51 m

Average

51 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

68 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Southampton for Reading every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:150h51
Southampton
11:06Reading
£131One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:150h51
Southampton
10:06Reading
£211One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Reading

distanceDistance42 miles
durationAverage train duration50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail

Trains from Southampton to Reading cover the 42 miles long route taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Reading.

Train providers: CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail trains Southampton to Reading

Travel between Southampton and Reading from £6 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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

Train information from Southampton to Reading with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £10
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Southampton to Reading train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton 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 Southampton to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Reading can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Reading is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Reading from Southampton is on average 50 min   for the 42 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Reading from Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Reading leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Reading leaves at 22: 30.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Southampton to Reading with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Southampton to Reading, you can count on CrossCountry, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Southampton and Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 30.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Reading from Southampton is worth doing with a journey time of 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Southampton to Reading by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Reading from Southampton including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Southampton and Reading

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Reading
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton 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 Southampton for your journey to Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transport options for Southampton Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transport options for Southampton Airport Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through Journeys: Station Forecourt Bus Stop off Wide Lane (A335) Terminating Journeys: Car Park at Eastleigh end, off Wide Lane (A335)

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