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

How much will I pay for train tickets from Southend-on-Sea to Reading?

When you're traveling from Southend-on-Sea to Reading, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 30.64. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 26.60, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Journey Details

Best price £ 26.60
Journey duration 3 h 46 min
Connections per day 58
First departure 07:01
Last departure 22:48
Distance 72.7 mi
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Duration: 3 h 51 min
Southend Central - Reading
22:48 - 02:39
£ 26.60
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Duration: 3 h 39 min
Southend Central - Reading
07:01 - 10:40
£ 28.50
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Duration: 3 h 56 min
Southend Central - Reading
07:14 - 11:10
£ 28.50
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Duration: 3 h 57 min
Southend Central - Reading
07:48 - 11:45
£ 28.50
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Duration: 3 h 37 min
Southend Central - Reading
08:33 - 12:10
£ 28.50
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Duration: 3 h 50 min
Southend Central - Reading
08:50 - 12:40
£ 28.50
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Duration: 3 h 57 min
Southend Central - Reading
09:18 - 13:15
£ 28.50

How long does it take to get from Southend-on-Sea to Reading by train?

The journey between Southend-on-Sea and Reading runs for about 73.3 mi and usually takes approximately 3 h 46 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 h 22 min. If you are trying to get from Southend-on-Sea to Reading as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Southend-on-Sea to Reading?

The first journey of the day departs from Southend-on-Sea at 07:01. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 22:48. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Southend-on-Sea 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.

When traveling from Southend-on-Sea to Reading by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Southend-on-Sea at stations such as Southend Central and Southend Victoria. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Reading at the following stations: Reading and Reading West. 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 Southend-on-Sea and Reading. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Southend-on-Sea to Reading?

The route from Southend-on-Sea to Reading is served by providers including Nationalrail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 74 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Southend-on-Sea 58 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Southend-on-Sea to Reading, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 58 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

Stations of departure

Southend Central
Southend Victoria

Destination stations

Reading
Reading West
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