Bristol to Reading train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:38AM1h28
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:06AMReading station (RDG)
$791One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:00AM1h14
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:14AMReading station (RDG)
$811One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:30AM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:39AMReading station (RDG)
$1201One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:06AM1h13
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19AMReading station (RDG)
$1411One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:00AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:10AMReading station (RDG)
$1531One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Bristol to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
Great Western Railway
08:00AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:10AMReading station (RDG)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:06AM1h13
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19AMReading station (RDG)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:30AM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:39AMReading station (RDG)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:35AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:45AMReading station (RDG)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:38AM1h28
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:06AMReading station (RDG)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:00AM1h14
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:14AMReading station (RDG)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bristol to Reading

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

113 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bristol for Reading every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:30AM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:39AMReading station (RDG)
$1201One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:00AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:10AMReading station (RDG)
$1531One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:35AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:45AMReading station (RDG)
$1531One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:06AM1h13
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19AMReading station (RDG)
$1411One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:00AM1h14
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:14AMReading station (RDG)
$811One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Reading

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Bristol to Reading cover the 69 miles (112 km) long route taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $54 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Reading.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Bristol to Reading trains

Find the best trains from Bristol to Reading with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and first_great_western from $29 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Bristol to Reading train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Reading

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Reading can start from as little as $29 (€25) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Reading is $54 (€46); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Bristol to Reading is 1 h 5 min   to travel the 69 mile (112 km) long route, with around there are 17 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Reading leaves at 5: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Reading leaves at 10: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol to Reading without having to change trains with Great Western Rail. There are 16 direct trains from Bristol to Reading each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Bristol to Reading train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Bristol and Reading to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 40 PM.

When departing from Bristol, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Reading from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Reading by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Reading from Bristol including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Reading

Bristol
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey between Bristol and Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
The major train station for arrivals in Reading is Reading. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Reading for your journey to Reading from Bristol.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station

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