Edinburgh to Reading by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Reading by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Reading take around 6 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 521 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Reading?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Reading have been found.
We usually find around 11 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Reading every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Reading?
The Edinburgh to Reading train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:06 and the last train is around 15:08.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Reading train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Reading are $64.70.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $91 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $77. 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Reading?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Edinburgh 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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