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Your journey from Southampton to Reading with Virail

What's the best way to get from Southampton 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 Southampton to Reading, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Southampton to Reading?

The cheapest train tickets from Southampton to Reading cost £ 12.80. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 20.29 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 Southampton to Reading.

Journey Details

Best price £ 12.80
Journey duration 1 h 15 min
Connections per day 43
First departure 07:55
Last departure 22:59
Distance 42.3 mi
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CrossCountry
Duration: 47 min
Southampton Central - Reading
21:20 - 22:07
£ 12.80
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CrossCountry
Duration: 48 min
Southampton Central - Reading
10:20 - 11:08
£ 16
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CrossCountry
Duration: 50 min
Southampton Central - Reading
11:20 - 12:10
£ 16
CrossCountry-logo
CrossCountry
Duration: 46 min
Southampton Central - Reading
13:20 - 14:06
£ 16
CrossCountry-logo
CrossCountry
Duration: 50 min
Southampton Central - Reading
15:20 - 16:10
£ 16
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CrossCountry
Duration: 47 min
Southampton Central - Reading
17:20 - 18:07
£ 16
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CrossCountry
Duration: 49 min
Southampton Central - Reading
19:20 - 20:09
£ 16

How long will it take me to travel from Southampton to Reading by train?

The journey from Southampton to Reading covers a distance of 42.9 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 15 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 46 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Southampton to Reading faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Southampton at 07:55. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 22:59. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Southampton and Reading. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Southampton to Reading?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Southampton from the following stations: Southampton Central and Southampton Central [ SOU ]. Arriving at Reading, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Reading, Reading [ RDG ] 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 departures from Southampton leave for Reading?

You will be able to travel from Southampton to Reading using companies such as Nationalrail and CrossCountry. Combined, these providers offer an average of 43 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 43 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Southampton to Reading using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 7 direct connections from Southampton to Reading each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 36 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.

Stations of departure

Southampton Central
Southampton Central [ SOU ]

Destination stations

Reading
Reading [ RDG ]
Reading West
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