Duration 1h 45m
Distance 104.4 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Reading takes 1h 45m and the fastest train takes 1h 37m. There is a train service every few hours from Canterbury to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London • 1h 41m

  1. Canterbury West
  2. London Paddington
  3. Reading
1h 41m
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Canterbury to Reading train times

Trains run hourly between Canterbury and Reading. The earliest departure is at 15:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Canterbury is at 22:26 which arrives into Reading at 01:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Reading. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Reading via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Reading is 90 miles. The road distance is 104.4 miles.

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Canterbury to Reading train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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Canterbury to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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