The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 31 m
5 h 45 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Reading without transferring at least once.
|Distance||322 miles (520 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$159 (€142)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Edinburgh to Reading cover the 322 miles (520 km) long route taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $80 (€71), but the average price of train tickets is $159 (€142). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.
Travel between Edinburgh and Reading from $80 (€71) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Edinburgh to Reading, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 322 miles (520 km) trip between Edinburgh and Reading, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Edinburgh and Reading as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains to Reading from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Edinburgh to Reading starting at $246 (€220), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading.
Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Reading most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Reading and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (420 m) from the train station to the city center in Reading.
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