There are 2 ways to get from Reading to Birmingham by train or car
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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Birmingham is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 53 min.
The quickest way to get from Reading to Birmingham is to train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 1 h 33 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.
The distance between Reading and Birmingham is 82 miles. The road distance is 96.4 miles.
The best way to get from Reading to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £40 - £65.
The train from Reading to Birmingham New Street takes 1 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Reading to Birmingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Reading station.
Reading to Birmingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.
Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Birmingham is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Reading to Birmingham.
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What companies run services between Reading, England and Birmingham, England?
CrossCountry operates a train from Reading to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.
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Train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 33 min
- Estimated price
- $50 - $85
- Advanced Single
- $35 - $55
- Anytime Single
- $50 - $85
- Off-Peak Single
- $45 - $70
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