Reading to Paignton by train

  • First train
    06:57
  • Last train
    18:01
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m
  • Distance
    215 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 5m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Reading to Paignton by train

Fast trains from Reading to Paignton take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Paignton.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Paignton?

Direct trains from Reading to Paignton have been found.

We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Reading to Paignton every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

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

The Reading to Paignton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Paignton is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:57 and the last train is around 18:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 08:48, and the last at 17:32.

When to book Reading to Paignton 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 Paignton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Paignton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Paignton, 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 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.