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Duration 6h 33m
Distance 402 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 22/day

Trip overview

The average train between Falkirk and Reading takes 6h 33m and the fastest train takes 5h 35m. There is a train service every few hours from Falkirk 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.


  1. Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Edinburgh
  3. London Paddington
  4. Reading
6h 5m
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£67 - £487

Falkirk to Reading train times

Trains run hourly between Falkirk and Reading. The earliest departure is at 05:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Falkirk is at 23:42 which arrives into Reading at 10:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Falkirk to Reading. However, there are services departing from Falkirk Grahamston and arriving at Reading via Edinburgh, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Falkirk and Reading is 336 miles. The road distance is 402 miles.

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Falkirk to Reading train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Falkirk Grahamston station.

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

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