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Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 39m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train

Fast trains from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon take around 1 hour and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Stratford-upon-Avon.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon?

Journeys between Reading and Stratford-upon-Avon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon 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 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon?

The Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stratford-upon-Avon is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:15 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 06:15, and the last at 00:04.

When to book Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Reading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Stratford-upon-Avon?

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

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Stratford-upon-Avon to Reading 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.