Wakefield to Reading by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    250 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Reading by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Reading take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Reading?

Direct trains from Wakefield to Reading have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Wakefield to Reading every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

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

The Wakefield to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:28 and the last train is around 18:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:29, and the last at 17:24.

When to book Wakefield 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 Wakefield to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Reading?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Wakefield to Reading.

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.