London to Reading by train
Travelling from London to Reading by train
Fast trains from London to Reading take around 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 60 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Reading?
Direct trains from London to Reading have been found.
We usually find around 102 direct trains on the route from London to Reading every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 97 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Reading?
The London to Reading train travel time is normally about 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:18, and the last at 22:00.
What's the London to Reading train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Reading are $22.42.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $24 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $27. 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 London 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 London to Reading by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from London 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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