Reading to Petersfield by train

  • First train
    04:31
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m
  • Distance
    50 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    48
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Reading to Petersfield by train

Fast trains from Reading to Petersfield take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 50 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Petersfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Petersfield?

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

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Reading to Petersfield 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 50 departures.

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

The Reading to Petersfield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Petersfield is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 04:32 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:31, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Reading to Petersfield 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 Petersfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Petersfield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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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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.