Reading to Stafford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    20:15
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 12m

Travelling from Reading to Stafford by train

The fastest trains from Reading to Stafford take around 2 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Stafford.

Direct trains run between Reading and Stafford.

We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Reading to Stafford every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Stafford is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:15 and the last train is around 20:15. This is the same at the weekend.

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

When to book Reading to Stafford 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 Stafford by train.

Which trains operate between Reading and Stafford?

CrossCountry is the rail operator that operates on the route from Reading to Stafford.

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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