The cheapest trains from Stansted to Reading

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£49

Average

£50

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.

The average ticket from Stansted to Reading will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.

Cheapest
21:57Stansted Airport2h51 00:48Reading
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£491One-way
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09:27Stansted Airport2h19 11:46Reading
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£491One-way
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20:42Stansted Airport2h17 22:59Reading
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£491One-way
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20:12Stansted Airport2h15 22:27Reading
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£491One-way
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21:30Stansted Airport2h22 23:52Reading
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£491One-way

Timetable Stansted to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 25 Oct
08:13Stansted Airport2h20 10:33Reading
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08:27Stansted Airport2h19 10:46Reading
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08:57Stansted Airport2h14 11:11Reading
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09:27Stansted Airport2h19 11:46Reading
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09:57Stansted Airport2h14 12:11Reading
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19:00Stansted Airport2h16 21:16Reading
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19:12Stansted Airport2h15 21:27Reading
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19:42Stansted Airport2h28 22:10Reading
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20:12Stansted Airport2h15 22:27Reading
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20:42Stansted Airport2h17 22:59Reading
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21:30Stansted Airport2h22 23:52Reading
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21:57Stansted Airport2h51 00:48Reading
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25 Oct
£49Greater Anglia
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26 Oct
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27 Oct
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Thu
28 Oct
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Fri
29 Oct
£49Greater Anglia
£16National Express
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30 Oct
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The fastest trains from Stansted to Reading

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 14 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

95 km

It's difficult to get from Stansted to Reading without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:57Stansted Airport2h14 11:11Reading
1 changes
£521One-way
Fastest
09:57Stansted Airport2h14 12:11Reading
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£491One-way
20:12Stansted Airport2h15 22:27Reading
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£491One-way
19:12Stansted Airport2h15 21:27Reading
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£491One-way
19:00Stansted Airport2h16 21:16Reading
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£491One-way

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Train Information between Stansted and Reading

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from Stansted to Reading cover the 58 miles (94 km) long route taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Reading.

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Trains from Stansted to Reading
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Stansted and Reading cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Stansted to Reading for the next 7 days starting from £49  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Stansted to Reading on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stansted to Reading train price to come in at an average of £49  one way.
What is the distance by train from Stansted to Reading?
The Stansted to Reading train distance is approximately 58 miles (94 km).
What is the average Stansted to Reading train duration?
On average the Stansted to Reading train time is 2 h 13 min  covering the 58 miles (94 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Stansted to Reading train leave from? Which Reading train station do I come into from Stansted?

There are a few train stations in Stansted to start your route from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. In Reading you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Reading and Reading West.

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

Where is the train station in Stansted? Where is the train station in Reading?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, Reading, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Reading.

Which train companies can take me to Reading from Stansted?
If you're looking for trains from Stansted to Reading, you can rely on Greater Anglia to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Stansted to Reading journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Stansted to Reading?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Reading is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Stansted to Reading? When does the last train depart from Stansted to Reading?
The first train from Stansted to Reading leaves at 08: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Stansted to Reading timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Stansted to Reading for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to Reading from Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £49 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Reading from Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Reading
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A