Bristol to Reading by train
Travelling from Bristol to Reading by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Reading take around 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 109 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Reading?
Direct trains from Bristol to Reading have been found.
We usually find around 59 direct trains on the route from Bristol to Reading every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Reading?
The Bristol to Reading train travel time is normally about 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:35.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:30.
What's the Bristol to Reading train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Reading are $18.47.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $18 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $31. 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 Bristol 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 Bristol to Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great 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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