Ashford to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:43
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m
  • Distance
    133 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ashford to Reading by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Reading take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 133 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Reading?

Journeys between Ashford and Reading usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Ashford to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 44 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Reading?

The Ashford to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Reading train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 06:16, and the last at 21:16.

When to book Ashford to Reading train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Reading, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.