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Reading to Kettering by train

  • First train
    05:02
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    60
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Reading to Kettering by train

Fast trains from Reading to Kettering take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Kettering.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Kettering?

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

We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Reading to Kettering every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 71 departures.

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

The Reading to Kettering train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kettering is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:02 and the last train is around 00:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 06:45, and the last at 21:15.

When to book Reading to Kettering 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 Reading to Kettering by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Kettering?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Kettering to Reading 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.