Duration 1h 33m
Distance 67.6 miles
Average price £38
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Hitchin Station takes 1h 33m and the fastest train takes 1h 18m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Reading to Hitchin Station. 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. Reading
  2. London St Pancras International LL
  3. Hitchin Station
2h 5m
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£31 - £50

Reading to Hitchin Station train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Reading and Hitchin Station. The earliest departure is at 13:11 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Reading is at 23:37 which arrives into Hitchin Station at 01:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, November 15, 2019

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Hitchin Station. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Hitchin via Paddington and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Reading and Hitchin Station is 46 miles. The road distance is 67.6 miles.

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

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Reading to Hitchin Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hitchin station.

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There are 386+ hotels available in Hitchin Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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