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Best price 12.03 £
Journey duration 3 h 10 min
Connections per day 29
First departure 02:24
Last departure 22:12
Distance 134 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Reading to Peterborough?

The prices for train tickets from Reading to Peterborough vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Reading to Peterborough will cost 12.03 £. The average train ticket price is approximately 41.44 £. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Trains from Reading to Peterborough

How long does the journey from Reading to Peterborough take by train?

The distance between Reading and Peterborough is around 134. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 10 min. However, the fastest routes between Reading and Peterborough take 1 h 57 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Reading to Peterborough leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Reading to Peterborough leaving at 02:24. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:12.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 to travel from Reading to Peterborough?

You will be able to leave Reading by using stations such as Reading [ RDG ]. These connect you to stations including Peterborough [ PBO ] in Peterborough. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Reading or in Peterborough, for your convenience while traveling.

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

If you want to get from Reading to Peterborough, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail. You will find a maximum number of 45 departures per day. On average, there are 29 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Reading and Peterborough. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 29 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.