Brighton to Reading by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Brighton to Reading by train
Fast trains from Brighton to Reading take around 1 hour and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 91 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Reading?
Journeys between Brighton and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Brighton to Reading 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 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Reading?
The Brighton to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brighton to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 05:10 and the last train is around 22:33.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:23, and the last at 21:27.
What's the Brighton to Reading train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brighton to Reading are $38.16, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Brighton 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 Brighton to Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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