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Duration 1h 18m
Distance 56.5 miles
Average price £25
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between New Barnet and Reading takes 1h 18m and the fastest train takes 1h 7m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from New Barnet 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. New Barnet
  2. London Paddington
  3. Reading
1h 4m
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£17 - £30

New Barnet to Reading train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between New Barnet and Reading. The earliest departure is at 10:18 in the morning, and the last departure from New Barnet is at 23:48 which arrives into Reading at 02:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from New Barnet to Reading. However, there are services departing from New Barnet and arriving at Reading via Finsbury Park station, Oxford Circus station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between New Barnet and Reading is 37 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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New Barnet to Reading train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from New Barnet station.

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

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You can take a train from New Barnet to Reading via Finsbury Park, Finsbury Park station, Oxford Circus station, Paddington station, and London Paddington in around 1h 4m.
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