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from Reading to Swindon

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Travel Information between Reading and Swindon

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 35 miles (57 km) by bus or train from Reading to Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). 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 Reading to Swindon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Reading to Swindon
Travel to Swindon 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 Swindon.
How do I reach Swindon from Reading?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Reading to Swindon?

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Swindon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to Swindon:

Taking a train is usually $19 (€16) less than taking a bus to Swindon, which costs on average $39 (€32) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Reading to Swindon?

The fastest way from Reading to Swindon is by train with an average journey time of 25 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 50 min.

What is the distance from Reading to Swindon?

Swindon is approximately 35 miles (57 km) away from Reading.

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

The average frequency per day from Reading to Swindon is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Reading to Swindon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Reading to Swindon:

  • Buses most often depart from Reading at Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE) and arrive in Swindon at Swindon.
  • Trains mostly depart from Reading and arrive in Swindon.
Which travel companies can take me from Reading to Swindon?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Swindon from Reading with National Express, and you can find National Express Reading to Swindon tickets for $39 (€32) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Reading and Swindon by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $20 (€16) with Great Western Railway from Reading to Swindon.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Swindon from Reading ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Reading to Swindon don't make Swindon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Swindon are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Swindon to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Reading to Swindon tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $39 (€32) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $20 (€16) one way.

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

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