Duration 4h 1m
Distance 268.5 miles
Average price £190
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Durham and Reading takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Durham 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.

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  1. Durham
  2. London Paddington
  3. Reading
3h 41m
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£48 - £299

Durham to Reading train times

Trains run hourly between Durham and Reading. The earliest departure is at 16:40 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Durham is at 20:46 which arrives into Reading at 01:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Durham and arriving at Reading. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Durham and Reading is 232 miles. The road distance is 268.5 miles.

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Durham to Reading train services, operated by LNER, depart from Durham station.

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

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You can take a train from Durham to Reading via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 3h 41m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£120 - £310

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