Edinburgh to Reading Train

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Edinburgh To Reading Train Journey Information

  • Train fares from
    £50.30
  • Trains per day
    Around 29
  • Changes
    4 Changes
  • Average journey time
    7h 10m
  • Fastest route
    6h 13m
  • Train operators
    Avanti West Coast, Great Western Railway, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Edinburgh To Reading Train Times

Thu 11 Aug, at 5:40
  1. 05:40
    1 Change
    10:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Reading
    5h 12m
  2. 05:48
    1 Change
    11:51
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Reading
    6h 3m
  3. 06:06
    1 Change
    13:41
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Reading
    7h 35m
  4. 06:26
    1 Change
    12:11
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Reading
    5h 45m
  5. 06:52
    1 Change
    12:42
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Reading
    5h 50m

    Edinburgh To Reading Train FAQs

  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Reading by train?
    It takes around 7 hours 10 minutes by train from Edinburgh to Reading. Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
    Average journey time
    7h 10m
  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Reading cost?
    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Reading cost as little as £50.30 if you book in advance, and the train fares are often higher when purchased on the day. Ticket prices also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.
    Train fares from
    £50.30
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Reading by train?
    The fastest train will get you from Edinburgh to Reading in 6 hours 13 minutes. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 013 minutes travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
    Fastest route
    6h 13m
  • What time does the last train from Edinburgh to Reading leave?
    The last train from Edinburgh to Reading departs at 16:52. Don’t miss it!
    Last train
    16:52
  • When can I catch the first train from Edinburgh to Reading?
    The first train leaves Edinburgh at 06:12. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
    First train
    06:12
  • How many trains a day are there from Edinburgh to Reading?
    On an average weekday, around 29 trains travel from Edinburgh to Reading. The first train departs Edinburgh some time after 06:12 with departures continuing at intervals, until 16:52.
    Trains per day
    29
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