Glasgow to Reading train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Glasgow to Reading

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Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 45 m

Average

6 h 13 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

536 km

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to start from $83 with an average ticket price of $150.

The fastest train from Glasgow to takes 5h 45m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 13m and covers a distance of 536 km.

3 trains that leave Glasgow for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Avanti West Coast
01:35PM5h46
Glasgow
07:21PMReading
$831One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:38AM5h45
Glasgow
04:23PMReading
$1831One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
02:45PM7h09
Glasgow
09:54PMReading
$1841One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Reading

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$184 (€162)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, East Coast or TransPennine Express

Trains from Glasgow to Reading cover the 332 miles (535 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Coast or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $184 (€162), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $182 (€161). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Reading.

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow to Reading

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Reading.
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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Reading can start from as little as $182 (€161) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Reading is $184 (€162); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Reading train travel time is 5 h 45 min   for the 332 mile (535 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Reading leaves at 6: 29 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Reading leaves at 2: 45 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Glasgow to Reading which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, East Coast or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Glasgow to Reading train with Virgin Trains, East Coast or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Glasgow and Reading as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport. 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 Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 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.

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

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Reading

Glasgow
Reading
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your trip to Reading.
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
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Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Airport
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Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street
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