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Blackburn to Reading by train
Fastest journey3hr 54m
Trains per day31
Avg. journey time5hr 32m
Travelling from Blackburn to Reading by train
Fast trains from Blackburn to Reading take around 3 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 274 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Blackburn to Reading?
Journeys between Blackburn and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Blackburn to Reading 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Blackburn to Reading?
The Blackburn to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Blackburn to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 06:13, and the last at 00:33.
When to book Blackburn 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 Blackburn to Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Blackburn and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Blackburn to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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