Duration 38 min
Distance 40.3 miles
Average price £18
Frequency 11/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Reading (Station) and London takes 38 min and the fastest train takes 22 min. The train runs at least 11 times per hour from Reading (Station) to London. 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 • 25 min

  1. Reading
  2. London Paddington
25 min
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£12 - £35

Reading (Station) to London train times

Trains run every five minutes between Reading (Station) and London Paddington. The earliest departure is at 19:48 in the evening, and the last departure from Reading (Station) is at 23:54 which arrives into London Paddington at 00:29. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 38 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Reading (Station) and London is 37 miles. The road distance is 40.3 miles.

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Reading (Station) to London train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Reading (Station) to London train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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What companies run services between Reading (Station) and London?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading (Station) to London Paddington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £14 - £27 and the journey takes 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
25 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £27
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £35
Ave. Duration
59 min
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17

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