Lichfield to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 8m
  • Distance
    148 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lichfield to Reading by train

Fast trains from Lichfield to Reading take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 148 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lichfield and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Lichfield to Reading?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Lichfield 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 36 departures.

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

The Lichfield to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Lichfield around 06:08 and the last train is around 21:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lichfield around 06:38, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Lichfield 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 Lichfield to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lichfield and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • West Midlands Trains

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.