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Reading to Christchurch by train
Fastest journey1hr 30m
Trains per day46
Avg. journey time1hr 52m
Travelling from Reading to Christchurch by train
Fast trains from Reading to Christchurch take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Christchurch.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Christchurch?
Journeys between Reading and Christchurch usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Reading to Christchurch every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Christchurch?
The Reading to Christchurch train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Christchurch train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Christchurch is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:39 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:46, and the last at 23:38.
When to book Reading to Christchurch 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 Christchurch by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Christchurch?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Christchurch, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- South West Trains
- South 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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