Duration 1h 42m
Distance 78.4 miles
Average price £53
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Rugby takes 1h 42m and the fastest train takes 1h 26m. There is a train service every few hours from Reading to Rugby. 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. Rugby
1h 30m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£40 - £74

Reading to Rugby train times

Trains run hourly between Reading and Rugby. The service departs Reading at 21:46 at night, which arrives into Rugby at 23:31. All services require a transfer at Coventry and take an average of 1h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Reading to Rugby? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Reading to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Rugby via Coventry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Reading and Rugby is 65 miles. The road distance is 78.4 miles.

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Reading to Rugby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Rugby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Coventry station.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Rugby. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Reading and Rugby?

CrossCountry operates a train from Reading to Rugby hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 10m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Estimated price
£35 - £55

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