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from Gloucester to Reading

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Travel Information from Gloucester to Reading

distanceDistance61 miles (98 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $34
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 61 miles (98 km) by bus or train from Gloucester to Reading. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Gloucester to Reading.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Reading.

How do I go from Gloucester to Reading?

There are 2 ways to get from Gloucester to Reading: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Gloucester and Reading?

The cheapest way to go to Reading from Gloucester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Reading:

A bus is generally $12 (€10) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $34 (€28) from Gloucester to Reading.

What is the fastest way from Gloucester to Reading?

The fastest way to get to Reading from Gloucester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 16 min.

Other travel options to Reading can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Gloucester to Reading would I travel?

The distance from Gloucester to Reading is approximately 61 miles (98 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gloucester to Reading?

The average frequency per day from Gloucester to Reading is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Gloucester and Reading, where do I depart from Gloucester and where do I arrive in Reading?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub) and arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Gloucester and arrive in Reading.

Which travel operators can get me to Reading from Gloucester?

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

  • National Express can take you to Reading by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Gloucester to Reading for $22 (€18).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway for trains to Reading. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Great Western Railway Gloucester to Reading tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).

Can I travel directly between Gloucester and Reading?

Yes, there are direct routes from Gloucester to Reading with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 16 direct trains a day to Reading with Great Western Railway.

Direct services to Reading tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Gloucester to Reading?

Many of our customers traveling from Gloucester 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!

How far in advance should I buy my Gloucester to Reading one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Gloucester 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 $22 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.

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

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