Paignton to Reading by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:38
  • Last train
    17:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m

Travelling from Paignton to Reading by train

The fastest trains from Paignton to Reading take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paignton and Reading.

Direct trains run between Paignton and Reading.

We usually find around 5 direct trains on the route from Paignton to Reading every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Paignton around 07:38 and the last train is around 14:54. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Paignton around 08:53.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Paignton 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 Paignton to Reading by train.

Which trains operate between Paignton and Reading?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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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