Duration 1h 40m
Distance 69 miles
Average price £22
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Chigwell takes 1h 40m and the fastest train takes 1h 14m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Reading to Chigwell. 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, subway

  1. Reading
  2. Lancaster Gate station
  3. Chigwell
2h 22m
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£17 - £33

Reading to Chigwell train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Reading and Chigwell. The earliest departure is at 08:17 in the morning, and the last departure from Reading is at 22:03 which arrives into Chigwell at 23:50. All services require a transfer at London Paddington and take an average of 1h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Chigwell station. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Chigwell station via Lancaster Gate station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Reading and Chigwell is 47 miles. The road distance is 69 miles.

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Reading to Chigwell train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Chigwell train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Chigwell station.

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There are 7648+ hotels available in Chigwell. Prices start at £75 per night.

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