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Reading to Cambridge by train
Fastest journey2hr 3m
Trains per day70
Avg. journey time2hr 22m
Travelling from Reading to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from Reading to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 112 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Cambridge?
Journeys between Reading and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 68 departures on the route from Reading to Cambridge 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 81 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Cambridge?
The Reading to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 07:24 and the last train is around 20:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:12, and the last at 19:48.
What's the Reading to Cambridge train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Reading to Cambridge are $53.71.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $50 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $55. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Reading to Cambridge 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 Reading to Cambridge by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TfL Rail
- 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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