Duration 29 min
Distance 40.8 miles
Average price £16
Frequency 9/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London Paddington Station and Reading takes 29 min and the fastest train takes 22 min. The train runs at least 9 times per hour from London Paddington Station 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 • 24 min

  1. London Paddington
  2. Reading
24 min
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£12 - £27

London Paddington Station to Reading train times

Trains run every 10 minutes between London Paddington Station and Reading. The earliest departure is at 05:45 in the morning, and the last departure from London Paddington Station is at 10:18 which arrives into Reading at 10:41. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 29 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Reading. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Reading is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.8 miles.

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London Paddington Station to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station and Reading?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Reading every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £14 - £27 and the journey takes 24 min. TfL Rail also services this route once a week.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £27

About Great Western Railway

Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £27

Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17

About TfL Rail

Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
TfL Rail

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