Reading to Poole by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:39
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 43m

Travelling from Reading to Poole by train

Fast trains from Reading to Poole take around 1 hour and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 109 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Poole.

Are there direct trains from Reading to Poole?

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

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Reading to Poole every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Reading to Poole?

The Reading to Poole train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Reading to Poole train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Poole is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:39 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 06:07, and the last at 23:38.

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

When to book Reading to Poole 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 Poole by train.

Which train companies operate between Reading and Poole?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • 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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