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Journey details

Best price 29.18£
Journey duration 3 h 22 min
Connections per day 98
First departure: 05:55
Last departure: 23:38
Distance 241km

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Which companies travel from Manchester to Reading by train?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Manchester 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 is the cheapest train ticket from Manchester to Reading?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Manchester to Reading from 32,60 €. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 65,60 €.

Trains from Manchester 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.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Manchester to Reading?

The trains to Reading will leave from Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ] and will arrive at Reading [ RDG ].

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

While the first train to Reading leaves at 19:12, the last one is scheduled for 21:12. The average duration of the journey is of 4 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Reading in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

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