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Penrith to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    21:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 14m
  • Distance
    376 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penrith to Reading by train

Fast trains from Penrith to Reading take around 4 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 376 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penrith and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Penrith to Reading?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Penrith 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 15 departures.

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

The Penrith to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Penrith around 05:58 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penrith around 05:58, and the last at 21:39.

When to book Penrith 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 Penrith to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penrith and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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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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.