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Cambridge to Reading by train
Fastest journey2hr 3m
Trains per day70
Avg. journey time2hr 22m
Travelling from Cambridge to Reading by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Reading take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 112 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Reading?
Journeys between Cambridge and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 71 departures on the route from Cambridge to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Reading?
The Cambridge to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:14 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Cambridge to Reading train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cambridge to Reading are $56.85.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $52 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $56. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cambridge to Reading train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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