Grantham to Reading by train

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    21:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m
  • Distance
    163 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Grantham to Reading by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Reading take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Reading?

Journeys between Grantham and Reading usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Grantham 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 53 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Grantham to Reading?

The Grantham to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Grantham to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 06:17, and the last at 21:29.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from Grantham to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

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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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