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from Liverpool to Reading

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Travel from Liverpool to Reading
Travel 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 Liverpool to Reading.
What are my Liverpool to Reading travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Liverpool to Reading including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to Reading?

The cheapest way from Liverpool to Reading is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £23 compared to other travel options to Reading:

A coach is generally £59 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £82 from Liverpool to Reading.

What is the fastest way from Liverpool to Reading?

The fastest way to get to Reading from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 24 min.

There are alternative travel options to Reading that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h   of travel time.

How many miles are between Liverpool and Reading

The Liverpool to Reading distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km).

How many services a day are there to Reading from Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Reading is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Reading from Liverpool as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Liverpool to Reading?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Liverpool to Reading:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and tend to arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Trains from Liverpool to Reading most often leave from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Reading.
Which travel companies can get me from Liverpool to Reading?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Liverpool to Reading:

  • You can take a coach from Liverpool to Reading with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £23 with National Express from Liverpool to Reading.
  • You can travel by train from Liverpool to Reading with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Liverpool to Reading tickets for £82 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Reading from Liverpool?
Your journey from Liverpool to Reading doesn't have to end in Reading. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Stansted to your Liverpool to Reading trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Reading today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Liverpool and Reading online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Liverpool to Reading, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £23 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £82 one way.

But we recommend booking Liverpool to Reading tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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