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Reading to Neath by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Reading to Neath by train

Fast trains from Reading to Neath take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Neath.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Neath?

Direct trains from Reading to Neath have been found.

We usually find around 48 direct trains on the route from Reading to Neath every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 64 departures.

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

The Reading to Neath train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Neath is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:54 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:58, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Reading to Neath 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 Reading to Neath by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Neath?

More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Neath, 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.