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Journey details

Best price 14.50£
Journey duration 1 h 37 min
Connections per day 71
First departure: 06:33
Last departure: 22:54
Distance 131km

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Virail makes every journey easier: the only thing you will have to do is to specify the date of your journey from Birmingham to Reading. Afterwards, you will be able to find the perfect option for your trip by filtering and sorting the results by price and departure. You can choose either a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. Virail will also automatically redirect you to the provider's website to complete your booking. Virail is a travel search engine with customers in more than 30 countries. Every year we help more than 60 million people to find the perfect solution for their journey. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and lets you find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies take you from Birmingham to Reading by train?

Among all our partners, you will also find Nationalrail, providing the train connections between Birmingham and Reading.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the train tickets from Birmingham to Reading?

On average, train tickets from Birmingham to Reading cost 40,25 £, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 14,50 £.

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Trains from Birmingham to Reading


If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

In which stations can you take the train to Reading and where will you arrive?

The trains to Reading leave Birmingham from Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and arrive in Reading [ RDG ].

How long to you need to get to Reading by train?

With the fastest connections you will be in Reading in 3 hours and 53 minutes, but on average it takes 4 hours and 3 minutes. The first train headed to Reading is at 21:12, while the last one leaves Birmingham at 21:12.

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