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Best price 20.37 £
Journey duration 2 h 58 min
Connections per day 77
First departure 05:31
Last departure 22:56
Distance 132 km

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What's the best way to get from Leicester to Reading? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Leicester to Reading, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Leicester to Reading cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Leicester to Reading. On average, though, you'll pay about 60.91 £ for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as 20.37 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Leicester to Reading

How much time will it take to go from Leicester to Reading by train?

The journey between Leicester and Reading by train usually takes 2 h 58 min to cover a distance of 132. The shortest journey from Leicester to Reading will take you 2 h 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Reading quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Reading?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Leicester at 05:31, and the last departure will leave at 22:56. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Leicester to Reading can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

When traveling from Leicester to Reading by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Leicester at stations such as Leicester [ LEI ]. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Reading at the following stations: Reading [ RDG ]. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Leicester and Reading. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Leicester to Reading are there every day?

On average, there are 77 daily departures from Leicester to Reading. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 92 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Leicester which travel directly to Reading. There are 77 journeys with one change or more.