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Windermere to Reading by train

  • First train
    06:43
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m
  • Distance
    350 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Windermere to Reading by train

Fast trains from Windermere to Reading take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 350 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Windermere and Reading.

1. Are there direct trains from Windermere to Reading?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Windermere 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 25 departures.

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

The Windermere to Reading train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Windermere around 06:43 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Windermere around 06:43, and the last at 21:44.

When to book Windermere 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 Windermere to Reading by train.

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Which train companies operate between Windermere and Reading?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Reading to Windermere 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.