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Journey details

Best price 16.98£
Journey duration 1 h 33 min
Connections per day 61
First departure: 02:25
Last departure: 22:25
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 Reading to Birmingham. 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 travel from Reading to Birmingham by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Reading to Birmingham offered by Nationalrail.

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 low cost train tickets from Reading to Birmingham?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Reading to Birmingham from 21,90 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 67,95 £.

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Trains from Reading to Birmingham


For short distances like between Reading and Birmingham, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations do the trains to Birmingham leave from?

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

How long does it take from Reading to Birmingham and when do the trains leave?

While the first train to Birmingham leaves at 02:12, the last one is scheduled for 20:12. The average duration of the journey is of 2 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Birmingham in 1 hour and 33 minutes.

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