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Grimsby to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    21:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 4m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grimsby to Reading by train

Fast trains from Grimsby to Reading take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grimsby and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Grimsby to Reading?

Journeys between Grimsby and Reading usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Grimsby to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Grimsby to Reading?

The Grimsby to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Grimsby to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Grimsby around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grimsby around 05:12, and the last at 20:34.

When to book Grimsby 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 Grimsby to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grimsby and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from Grimsby to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Reading to Grimsby by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.