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There are 2 ways to get from Derby to Reading by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Reading

$65 - $100

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Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Reading 129.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Reading is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Reading is to train which costs £50 - £75 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Reading. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Derby and Reading is 104 miles. The road distance is 129.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Reading without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £50 - £75.

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The train from Derby to Reading takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Reading is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Derby to Reading.

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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Derby, England and Reading, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

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