Reading to Exeter by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Reading to Exeter by train
Fast trains from Reading to Exeter take around 1 hour and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Exeter.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Exeter?
Direct trains from Reading to Exeter have been found.
We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Reading to Exeter every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Exeter?
The Reading to Exeter train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Exeter train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 07:02 and the last train is around 00:51.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:30, and the last at 00:46.
What's the Reading to Exeter train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Reading to Exeter are $24.31.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $35 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $53. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Reading to Exeter 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 Reading to Exeter by train.
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Which train companies operate between Reading and Exeter?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Exeter, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- South West Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Exeter to Reading by train