Darlington to Reading by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 58m

Travelling from Darlington to Reading by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Reading take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 343 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Reading.

Are there direct trains from Darlington to Reading?

Direct trains from Darlington to Reading have been found.

We usually find around 28 direct trains on the route from Darlington to Reading every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Darlington to Reading?

The Darlington to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Darlington to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 06:55 and the last train is around 18:06. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Darlington 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 Darlington to Reading by train.

Which train companies operate between Darlington and Reading?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Darlington to Reading.

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

Find journey information for Reading to Darlington

Other journeys to Reading View all journeys to Reading

Search accommodation in Reading

Country guide

Trains to the UK

Read our country guide

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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.