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Quick and easy travel from Bournemouth to Reading with Virail

Planning to travel from Bournemouth to Reading? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Bournemouth to Reading by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Bournemouth to Reading cost £ 31.82. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 38.09 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bournemouth to Reading.

Journey Details

Best price £ 31.82
Journey duration 2 h 24 min
Connections per day 57
First departure 07:04
Last departure 06:24
Distance 64.6 mi
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 52 min
Bournemouth - Reading
20:58 - 23:50
£ 30.10
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 28 min
Bournemouth - Reading
21:22 - 23:50
£ 30.10
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 28 min
Bournemouth - Reading
21:22 - 23:50
£ 30.10
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 16 min
Bournemouth - Reading West
10:58 - 13:14
£ 34.11
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 12 min
Bournemouth - Reading West
12:02 - 14:14
£ 34.11
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 17 min
Bournemouth - Reading West
12:58 - 15:15
£ 34.11
South Western Railway-logo
South Western Railway
Duration: 2 h 23 min
Bournemouth - Reading West
13:58 - 16:21
£ 34.11

How long is the journey from Bournemouth to Reading by train?

In order to get from Bournemouth to Reading faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bournemouth and Reading will complete the journey in 1 h 18 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 24 min to travel the 64.6 mi between Bournemouth and Reading.

When do departures from Bournemouth to Reading leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Bournemouth to Reading leaving at 07:04. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 06:24.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Bournemouth to Reading route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Bournemouth from the following stations: Bournemouth [ BMH ] and Bournemouth. Arriving at Reading, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Reading [ RDG ], Reading and Reading West. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Reading.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bournemouth to Reading?

The exact number of journeys from Bournemouth to Reading can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 57 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail, CrossCountry and South Western Railway. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 57 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bournemouth to Reading. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bournemouth to Reading varies, but in general, you can expect to find 9 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 48 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Bournemouth [ BMH ]
Bournemouth

Destination stations

Reading [ RDG ]
Reading
Reading West
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