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Cheap train tickets from Reading to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

$62

Average

$68

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 Reading to Plymouth will cost around $ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 62.

Great Western Railway
09:00AMReading3h10 12:10PMPlymouth
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$621One-way
Great Western Railway
10:46AMReading3h26 02:12PMPlymouth
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$621One-way
Great Western Railway
09:28AMReading2h45 12:13PMPlymouth
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$651One-way
Great Western Railway
09:46AMReading3h26 01:12PMPlymouth
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$701One-way
Great Western Railway
07:22AMReading3h13 10:35AMPlymouth
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$751One-way

Train schedule from Reading to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, May 29
Great Western Railway
07:22AMReading3h13 10:35AMPlymouth
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Great Western Railway
08:18AMReading2h52 11:10AMPlymouth
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Great Western Railway
09:00AMReading3h10 12:10PMPlymouth
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Great Western Railway
09:28AMReading2h45 12:13PMPlymouth
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:46AMReading3h26 01:12PMPlymouth
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:46AMReading3h26 02:12PMPlymouth
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Fastest train times from Reading to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for May 29

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

253 km

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

These direct trains cover the 253 km distance in an average of 3 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 26 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
09:28AMReading2h45 12:13PMPlymouth
0 changes
$651One-way
Great Western Railway
08:18AMReading2h52 11:10AMPlymouth
0 changes
$751One-way
Great Western Railway
09:00AMReading3h10 12:10PMPlymouth
0 changes
$621One-way
Great Western Railway
07:22AMReading3h13 10:35AMPlymouth
0 changes
$751One-way
Great Western Railway
10:46AMReading3h26 02:12PMPlymouth
0 changes
$621One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Plymouth

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Reading to Plymouth cover the 156 miles (252 km) long route taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $65 (€57), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Reading to Plymouth trains

Travel to Plymouth from Reading from $65 (€57) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

CrossCountry

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

Are you making plans to travel between Reading and Plymouth? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Reading to Plymouth trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 156 miles (252 km) to Plymouth from Reading. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Plymouth from Reading, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train to Plymouth from Reading, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Reading and Plymouth are the following:

    • 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 Reading to Plymouth

    Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Reading to Plymouth.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Reading to Plymouth?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Reading to Plymouth for as low as $65 (€57)  for the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket between Reading and Plymouth?

    The Reading to Plymouth train ticket price is on average $68 (€60)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How far is Reading to Plymouth by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Reading to Plymouth by train to be approximately 156 miles (252 km).

    What is the Reading to Plymouth train travel time?

    While the time it takes to travel 156 miles (252 km) from Reading to Plymouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Reading to Plymouth train journey time is on average 2 h 44 min.

    What train station in Reading goes to Plymouth? What train station do I come into Plymouth from Reading?

    When taking the train from Reading to Plymouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Reading, Reading West and Reading. Your trip can end in train stations such as Plymouth and Plymouth.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Reading   and arrive in Plymouth.

    Where is the train station in Reading to go to Plymouth? Where is the train station in Plymouth located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Reading to Plymouth?

    For the route from Reading to Plymouth you can take a train with Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Reading to Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    How many train services per day are there from Reading to Plymouth?

    The average number of trains departing Reading for Plymouth is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

    The earliest train for this trip departs from Reading at 7: 22 AM. The last train leaves from Reading at 10: 27 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Reading to Plymouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I book Reading to Plymouth train tickets to get the best deals?

    If you buy the Reading to Plymouth train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $68 (€60). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Reading to Plymouth. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Reading
    Plymouth
    Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your trip to Plymouth.

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