Penzance to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:48
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 28m
  • Distance
    354 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penzance to Reading by train

Fast trains from Penzance to Reading take around 4 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 354 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penzance and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Penzance to Reading?

Direct trains from Penzance to Reading have been found.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Penzance to Reading every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 32 departures.

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

The Penzance to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Penzance around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penzance around 06:12, and the last at 21:15.

When to book Penzance 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 Penzance to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penzance and Reading?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

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.