There are 3 ways to get from Newport to Reading by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading

$50 - $95

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to Reading National Express / ...

$16 - $19

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Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newport to Reading 97.6 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from Newport to Reading. However, there are services departing from NEWPORT, South Wales and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newport (S Wales) and arriving at Reading. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Newport and Reading is 88 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport to Reading without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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The train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading takes 1 h 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newport to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, depart from NEWPORT, South Wales station.

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Newport to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Newport (S Wales) station.

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The best way to get from Newport to Reading is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Newport to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Reading station.

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Newport to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Newport to Reading.
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  • Distance: 88.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Newport, Wales and Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Newport to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newport to Reading every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport to Reading is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Newport to Reading.

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