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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Reading

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$8

Average

$12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Oxford to Reading will cost around $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

Cross Country
07:18PMOxford0h25 07:43PMReading
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$81One-way
Great Western Railway
08:32AMOxford0h23 08:55AMReading
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$121One-way
Great Western Railway
09:32AMOxford0h23 09:55AMReading
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$141One-way
Great Western Railway
02:03PMOxford0h22 02:25PMReading
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$151One-way

Train schedule from Oxford to Reading

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, May 19
Great Western Railway
08:32AMOxford0h23 08:55AMReading
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Great Western Railway
09:32AMOxford0h23 09:55AMReading
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Great Western Railway
02:03PMOxford0h22 02:25PMReading
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Cross Country
07:18PMOxford0h25 07:43PMReading
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May 19
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May 20
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May 21
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May 22
$7Great Western Railway
$7Great Western Railway
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May 23
$8Cross Country
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May 24
$7Great Western Railway
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$7Great Western Railway
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Fastest train times from Oxford to Reading

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

23 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

38 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Oxford for Reading every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 38 km distance in an average of 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Great Western Railway
02:03PMOxford0h22 02:25PMReading
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$151One-way
Great Western Railway
09:32AMOxford0h23 09:55AMReading
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$141One-way
Great Western Railway
08:32AMOxford0h23 08:55AMReading
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$121One-way
Cross Country
07:18PMOxford0h25 07:43PMReading
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$81One-way

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Reading

distanceDistance24 miles (38 km)
durationAverage train duration23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Great Western Railway

Trains from Oxford to Reading cover the 24 miles (38 km) long route taking on average 23 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $7 (€6), but the average price of train tickets is $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Reading.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Oxford to Reading trains

CrossCountry trains will get you to Reading from Oxford from $7 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Reading from Oxford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Oxford to Reading on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Oxford to Reading train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 24 miles (38 km) journey from Oxford to Reading, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Reading from Oxford in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Reading from Oxford and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Oxford to Reading with CrossCountry!

Oxford to Reading train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 22 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between Oxford and Reading due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Oxford to Reading

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 Oxford to Reading.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains between Oxford and Reading?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Reading from Oxford for the next 7 days starting from $7 (€6)  one way.

What is the cost of a train between Oxford and Reading?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Oxford to Reading train price to come in at an average of $10 (€9)  one way.

How far is it from Oxford to Reading by train?

The Oxford to Reading train distance is approximately 24 miles (38 km).

How long is the train to Reading from Oxford?

The Oxford to Reading train duration is on average 23 min, which is to be expected when traveling 24 miles (38 km) to Reading from Oxford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Oxford and arrival train station in Reading?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Oxford   and arriving in Reading.

Where is the train station in Oxford? Where is the train station in Reading?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Reading, located 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me from Oxford to Reading?

If you're looking for trains from Oxford to Reading, you can rely on Cross Country or Great Western Railway to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Oxford to Reading journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I buy a direct train from Oxford to Reading?

Yes, there are 50 direct trains to Reading from Oxford per day with Cross Country or Great Western Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many trains per day are there between Oxford and Reading?

The average number of trains departing Oxford for Reading is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Oxford to Reading? When is the last train from Oxford to Reading?

The first Oxford to Reading train departs at 7: 39 AM   and the last train from Oxford to Reading leaves at 11: 11 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Oxford to Reading on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Oxford and Reading to score the best deals?

If you buy the Oxford to Reading train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $10 (€9). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Oxford to Reading. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Reading
The major railway station for departures from Oxford is Oxford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Oxford for your journey to Reading from Oxford.