Hull to Reading by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 42m

Travelling from Hull to Reading by train

The fastest trains from Hull to Reading take around 3 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Reading.

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Hull to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hull around 05:20, and the last at 22:16.

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

When to book Hull 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 Hull to Reading by train.

Which trains operate between Hull and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • TransPennine Express

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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