Stafford to Reading by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    20:25
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 13m

Travelling from Stafford to Reading by train

The fastest trains from Stafford to Reading take around 2 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Reading.

Direct trains run between Stafford and Reading.

We usually find around 17 direct trains on the route from Stafford to Reading every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 06:25 and the last train is around 20:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 06:26, and the last at 20:25.

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

When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Reading by train.

Which trains operate between Stafford and Reading?

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

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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