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Travelling from Chichester to Reading by train

Fast trains from Chichester to Reading take around 1 hour and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chichester and Reading.

Are there direct trains from Chichester to Reading?

Journeys between Chichester and Reading usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Chichester to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 64 departures.

How long is the train journey from Chichester to Reading?

The Chichester to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Chichester to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Chichester around 05:06 and the last train is around 22:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chichester around 05:05, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Chichester to Reading train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Chichester to Reading by train.

Which train companies operate between Chichester and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from Chichester to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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