How to travel from Cheltenham to Reading

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Travel Information from Cheltenham to Reading

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€34) • 1 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€34) • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 56 miles (91 km) by bus or train to Reading from Cheltenham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cheltenham to Reading.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cheltenham to Reading

Travel 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 Cheltenham to Reading.

There are 2 ways to travel between Cheltenham and Reading including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Reading is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€34) compared to other travel options to Reading:

A train is generally $22 (€19) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $60 (€53) from Cheltenham to Reading.

The quickest way to travel to Reading from Cheltenham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 58 min.

The distance from Cheltenham to Reading is approximately 56 miles (91 km).

The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Reading is:

  • 24 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Reading from Cheltenham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cheltenham to Reading:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival) to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Reading.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cheltenham to Reading, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Reading. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Cheltenham to Reading tickets on Omio for $60 (€53).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Reading by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Cheltenham to Reading for $38 (€34) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Cheltenham to Reading don't make Reading their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Reading are London, Luton or Stansted, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Reading to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Cheltenham to Reading, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $60 (€53) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $38 (€34) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cheltenham to Reading online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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