Paris to Reading by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:43
  • Last train
    21:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 13m

Travelling from Paris to Reading by train

Fast trains from Paris to Reading take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 373 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Reading.

Are there direct trains from Paris to Reading?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Paris 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 35 departures.

How long is the train journey from Paris to Reading?

The Paris to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Paris to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:43 and the last train is around 21:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 07:04, and the last at 21:13.

When to book Paris to Reading train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Paris to Reading by train.

Which train companies operate between Paris and Reading?

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

  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South 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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