Reading to St Ives by train

  • First train
    07:01
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 55m
  • Distance
    346 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Reading to St Ives by train

Fast trains from Reading to St Ives take around 4 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 346 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and St Ives.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to St Ives?

Journeys between Reading and St Ives usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Reading to St Ives 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 St Ives?

The Reading to St Ives train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to St Ives is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:27 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:30, and the last at 00:46.

When to book Reading to St Ives 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 St Ives by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and St Ives?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

St Ives to Reading by train

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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.