There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Reading by train or car
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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Reading, England?
CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.
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Train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 36 min
- Estimated price
- $55 - $90
- Advanced Single
- $35 - $60
- Anytime Single
- $55 - $90
- Off-Peak Single
- $45 - $75
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Birmingham to Reading?
The distance between Birmingham and Reading is 131 km. The road distance is 154 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Reading?
The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Reading is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 53 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Reading?
The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Reading is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £40 - £65.
Is there a direct train between Birmingham and Reading?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Reading. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.
How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Reading?
The train from Birmingham New Street to Reading takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.