St Ives to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 53m
  • Distance
    346 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from St Ives to Reading by train

Fast trains from St Ives to Reading take around 4 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 346 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Ives and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from St Ives to Reading?

Journeys between St Ives and Reading usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from St Ives 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 32 departures.

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

The St Ives to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart St Ives around 07:25 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Ives around 07:12, and the last at 22:05.

When to book St Ives 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 St Ives to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Ives and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from St Ives 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.