London Gatwick Airport to Reading train

Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport to Reading

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

26

Average

50

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

Cheapest
09:02AMGatwick Airport1h16 10:18AMReading
0 transfers
261One-way
08:02AMGatwick Airport1h23 09:25AMReading
0 transfers
351One-way
08:06AMGatwick Airport2h08 10:14AMReading
1 transfer
611One-way
08:17AMGatwick Airport1h43 10:00AMReading
2 transfers
611One-way
08:36AMGatwick Airport1h35 10:11AMReading
2 transfers
611One-way

Train schedule from London Gatwick Airport to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
08:02AMGatwick Airport1h23 09:25AMReading
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08:06AMGatwick Airport2h08 10:14AMReading
1 transfer
08:14AMGatwick Airport1h38 09:52AMReading
2 transfers
08:17AMGatwick Airport1h43 10:00AMReading
2 transfers
08:36AMGatwick Airport1h35 10:11AMReading
2 transfers
09:02AMGatwick Airport1h16 10:18AMReading
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Gatwick Airport to Reading

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

1 h 16 m

Average

1 h 37 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

64 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport for Reading every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:02AMGatwick Airport1h16 10:18AMReading
0 transfers
261One-way
08:02AMGatwick Airport1h23 09:25AMReading
0 transfers
351One-way
08:36AMGatwick Airport1h35 10:11AMReading
2 transfers
611One-way
08:14AMGatwick Airport1h38 09:52AMReading
2 transfers
611One-way
08:17AMGatwick Airport1h43 10:00AMReading
2 transfers
611One-way

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport to Reading

distanceDistance40 miles (64 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency80 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Great Western Railway, Southern, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Reading cover the 40 miles (64 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Great Western Railway, Southern, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 80 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1).

Train providers: Great Western Rail, Thameslink and Southern from London Gatwick Airport to Reading trains

Travel on Great Western Rail, Thameslink and Southern trains to Reading from London Gatwick Airport at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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Great Western Rail

Looking for trains to Reading from London Gatwick Airport? Thameslink is one of the best companies to travel with on the 40 miles (64 km) route between London Gatwick Airport and Reading. As an official travel partner of Thameslink, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thameslink train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London Gatwick Airport to Reading routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thameslink train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Reading from London Gatwick Airport, you can quickly see if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London Gatwick Airport - Reading train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thameslink!

Thameslink from London Gatwick Airport to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 70 a day

Southern tickets to Reading from London Gatwick Airport are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Southern from London Gatwick Airport to Reading all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Southern train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 40 miles (64 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Southern train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London Gatwick Airport to Reading routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Southern London Gatwick Airport to Reading train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Southern train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Reading with Southern!

Southern from London Gatwick Airport to Reading train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 39 min
  • Southern frequency: 1 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between London Gatwick Airport and Reading with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes to Reading from London Gatwick Airport as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail London Gatwick Airport to Reading train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Reading from London Gatwick Airport on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 40 miles (64 km) journey to Reading from London Gatwick Airport with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

Train information from London Gatwick Airport to Reading with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 28 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 19 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from London Gatwick Airport to Reading

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 London Gatwick Airport to Reading.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Reading from London Gatwick Airport for as low as $1 (€1)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London Gatwick Airport to Reading train price to come in at an average of $30 (€27)  one way.
The London Gatwick Airport to Reading train distance is approximately 40 miles (64 km).
The train time between London Gatwick Airport and Reading is on average 1 h 23 min  for the 40 miles (64 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Reading from London Gatwick Airport by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from London Gatwick Airport to Reading, you can rely on Thameslink, Great Western Railway, Southern, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London Gatwick Airport to Reading route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London Gatwick Airport for Reading is 80 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from London Gatwick Airport at 5: 10 AM. The last train leaves from London Gatwick Airport at 11: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London Gatwick Airport to Reading and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from London Gatwick Airport to Reading within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London Gatwick Airport to Reading are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains arriving to Reading

Distance from Reading to city center
Distance from Reading to city center
420 m
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is situated at the station entrance. Accessible taxi are available, please approach a member of staff for assistance. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxi are available at the station entrance. Please request staff assistance if you need to.
Information Desk
Information Desk
Helpline Contact: If need you help please speak to a member of station staff or call the helpline on 0345 711 4141
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: platforms can be reached via lift and bridge, ticket office is step free. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible public telephones: Accessible low-level Pay Phone is available at the station main concourse. Please request staff assistance if you need to. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxi are available at the station entrance. Please request staff assistance if you need to. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Accessible ticket machines are located at the station entrance by the ticket office and at the car park. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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