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Paignton to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m
  • Distance
    215 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Paignton to Reading by train

Fast trains from Paignton to Reading take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paignton and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Paignton to Reading?

Direct trains from Paignton to Reading have been found.

We usually find around 5 direct trains on the route from Paignton to Reading every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found at least one departure.

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

The Paignton to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Paignton around 07:38 and the last train is around 14:54. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Paignton around 08:53.

When to book Paignton 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 Paignton to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paignton and Reading?

More than one train company operates on the route from Paignton 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.