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Duration 26h 5m
Distance 639.9 miles
Average price £403
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Wick takes 26h 5m and the fastest train takes 24h 15m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Reading to Wick. 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 Kings Cross
  3. Inverness
  4. Wick
15h 6m
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£124 - £696

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Wick. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Wick via Paddington, London Kings Cross and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 6m.

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The distance between Reading and Wick is 493 miles. The road distance is 639.9 miles.

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

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Reading to Wick train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Wick station.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Wick. Prices start at £75 per night.

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