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Duration 4h 9m
Distance 162.4 miles
Average price £212
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Sheffield and Reading takes 4h 9m and the fastest train takes 3h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Sheffield to Reading. 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 via Birmingham

  1. Sheffield
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Reading
3h 31m
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£95 - £301

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Reading. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Reading via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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It is 136 miles from Sheffield to Reading. It is approximately 162.4 miles to drive.

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

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

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There are 510+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Sheffield and Reading?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Reading via London St Pancras International, St Pancras International, Paddington Rail Station, and London Paddington in around 3h 7m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160

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