Edinburgh to Reading train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Reading

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Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 29 m

Average

5 h 43 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

521 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $120 with an average ticket price of $138.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 5h 29m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 43m and covers a distance of 521 km.

6 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Reading without transferring at least 2 times. travelling directly.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AM5h56
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
02:56PMReading station (RDG)
$1201One-way
2 transfers
Lumo
10:54AM5h29
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
04:23PMReading station (RDG)
$1371One-way
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM5h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:53PMReading station (RDG)
$1451One-way
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:30AM5h34
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:04PMReading station (RDG)
$1451One-way
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:00AM5h53
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
04:53PMReading station (RDG)
$1451One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Reading

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$130 (€114)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry

Trains from Edinburgh to Reading cover the 322 miles (520 km) long route taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $115 (€101), but the average price of train tickets is $130 (€114). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Reading.

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Reading

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Reading can start from as little as $115 (€101) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Reading is $130 (€114); 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 Edinburgh to Reading is 5 h 28 min   to travel the 322 mile (520 km) long journey, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Reading leaves at 5: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Reading leaves at 12: 30 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Reading which require at least one change with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Edinburgh to Reading you can take a train with East Coast, Virgin Trains, Lumo or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Edinburgh and Reading on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 12: 30 PM.

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 Green Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Reading by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Edinburgh and Reading 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Reading

Edinburgh
Reading
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Reading.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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