How to travel from Portsmouth to Reading

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Travel Information to Reading from Portsmouth

distanceDistance45 miles (73 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€41) • 1 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSouth Western Railway

Travel 45 miles (73 km) by bus or train from Portsmouth to Reading. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Portsmouth to Reading.

Travel Tips: Travel from Portsmouth to Reading

Travel Tips: 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 Portsmouth to Reading.

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

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Reading is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Reading:

Taking a bus is usually $38 (€34) less than taking a train to Reading, which costs on average $46 (€41) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Portsmouth to Reading is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Reading that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 35 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 45 miles (73 km) between Portsmouth and Reading.

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Reading is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 49 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Portsmouth and Reading 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 from Portsmouth to Reading:

  • Buses from Portsmouth to Reading most often leave from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Trains mostly leave from Portsmouth Harbour and tend to arrive in Reading.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Portsmouth to Reading:

  • You can travel between Portsmouth and Reading by train with South Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€41) with South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Reading.
Many of our customers traveling from Portsmouth to Reading don't make Reading their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Reading are London, Luton or Stansted Mountfitchet, 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 Portsmouth to Reading, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $8 (€7) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $46 (€41) one way.

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

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