Reading to Plymouth by train
Travelling from Reading to Plymouth by train
Fast trains from Reading to Plymouth take around 2 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 253 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Plymouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Plymouth?
Direct trains from Reading to Plymouth have been found.
We usually find around 36 direct trains on the route from Reading to Plymouth every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Plymouth?
The Reading to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Plymouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 07:01 and the last train is around 00:51.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:30, and the last at 00:48.
What's the Reading to Plymouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Reading to Plymouth are $27.73.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $61. 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 Reading to Plymouth 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 Plymouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Reading and Plymouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Plymouth, 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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