Hereford to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 21m
  • Distance
    137 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hereford to Reading by train

Fast trains from Hereford to Reading take around 2 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hereford and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Hereford to Reading?

Direct trains from Hereford to Reading have been found.

We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Hereford to Reading every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Hereford to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Hereford around 04:47 and the last train is around 21:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hereford around 06:16, and the last at 20:20.

When to book Hereford 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 Hereford to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hereford and Reading?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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.