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Welwyn to Reading by train

  • First train
    06:16
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 27m
  • Distance
    65 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Welwyn to Reading by train

Fast trains from Welwyn to Reading take around 1 hour and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 65 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Welwyn and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Welwyn to Reading?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Welwyn 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 39 departures.

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

The Welwyn to Reading train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Welwyn around 04:10 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Welwyn around 06:19, and the last at 00:28.

When to book Welwyn 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 Welwyn to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Welwyn and Reading?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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.