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Scarborough to Reading by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 6m
  • Distance
    316 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Scarborough to Reading by train

Fast trains from Scarborough to Reading take around 4 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 316 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scarborough and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Scarborough to Reading?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Scarborough to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

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

The Scarborough to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Scarborough around 05:34 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Scarborough around 06:00, and the last at 21:48.

When to book Scarborough 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 Scarborough to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Scarborough and Reading?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Reading to Scarborough 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.