Maidstone to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maidstone to Reading by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from Maidstone to Reading?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Maidstone 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 37 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 06:53, and the last at 22:56.

When to book Maidstone 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 Maidstone to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Reading?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • Southeastern
  • 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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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.