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Watford to Reading by train
Fastest journey1hr 24m
Trains per day65
Avg. journey time1hr 39m
Travelling from Watford to Reading by train
Fast trains from Watford to Reading take around 1 hour and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 46 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Watford to Reading?
Journeys between Watford and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 65 departures on the route from Watford 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 62 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Watford to Reading?
The Watford to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Watford to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 05:11 and the last train is around 20:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 05:52, and the last at 22:55.
When to book Watford 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 Watford to Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Watford and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Watford to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Overground
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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