Reading to Paris by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    18:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 45m

Travelling from Reading to Paris by train

The fastest trains from Reading to Paris take around 3 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 373 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Paris.

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

We usually find around 67 departures on the route from Reading to Paris 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 85 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 04:40 and the last train is around 18:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:12, and the last at 00:14.

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

When to book Reading to Paris 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 Reading to Paris by train.

Which trains operate between Reading and Paris?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Reading to Paris, 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

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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