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Kettering to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    20:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 1m
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kettering to Reading by train

Fast trains from Kettering to Reading take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kettering and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Kettering to Reading?

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

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Kettering to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

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

The Kettering to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Kettering around 05:55 and the last train is around 19:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kettering around 06:17, and the last at 21:57.

When to book Kettering 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 Kettering to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kettering and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Reading to Kettering by train

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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.