Duration 47 min
Distance 42 miles
Average price £25
Frequency 8/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Covent Garden and Reading takes 47 min and the fastest train takes 38 min. The train runs at least 8 times per hour from Covent Garden 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.

Subway, train

  1. Charing Cross station
  2. London Paddington
  3. Reading
39 min
£14 - £38

Covent Garden to Reading train times

Trains run every 10 minutes between Covent Garden and Reading. The earliest departure is at 15:52 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Covent Garden is at 20:30 which arrives into Reading at 21:11. All services require a transfer at Paddington Underground Station and take an average of 47 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Reading. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Covent Garden and Reading is 37 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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Covent Garden to Reading train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Covent Garden to Reading train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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What companies run services between Covent Garden and Reading?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Reading every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £19 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 20m.
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £40

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