Rugby to Reading by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    21:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 32m
  • Distance
    104 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rugby to Reading by train

Fast trains from Rugby to Reading take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 104 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rugby and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Rugby to Reading?

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

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Rugby to Reading 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 51 departures.

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

The Rugby to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Rugby around 06:03 and the last train is around 21:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rugby around 06:24, and the last at 20:44.

When to book Rugby 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 Rugby to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rugby and Reading?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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.