Harrogate to Reading by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 54m
  • Distance
    285 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 42m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Harrogate to Reading by train

Fast trains from Harrogate to Reading take around 3 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 285 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harrogate and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Harrogate to Reading?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Harrogate 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 32 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Harrogate to Reading?

The Harrogate to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Harrogate to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Harrogate around 06:03 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harrogate around 06:39, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Harrogate 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 Harrogate to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harrogate and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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