Southampton to Reading by train
Travelling from Southampton to Reading by train
Fast trains from Southampton to Reading take around 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Reading?
Direct trains from Southampton to Reading have been found.
We usually find around 32 direct trains on the route from Southampton to Reading every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Reading?
The Southampton to Reading train travel time is normally about 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Southampton to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 20:24.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 20:27.
What's the Southampton to Reading train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Southampton to Reading are $11.67.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $14 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $18. 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 Southampton to Reading 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 Southampton to Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Reading?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Southampton to Reading.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Reading to Southampton by train