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Tilbury to Reading by train

  • First train
    04:37
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 10m
  • Distance
    96 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Tilbury to Reading by train

Fast trains from Tilbury to Reading take around 2 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 96 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Tilbury and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Tilbury to Reading?

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

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Tilbury 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 28 departures.

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

The Tilbury to Reading train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Tilbury around 04:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Tilbury around 04:39, and the last at 23:01.

When to book Tilbury 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 Tilbury to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Tilbury and Reading?

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

  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South Western Railway
  • c2c

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.