Trains from Bath to Reading

Bath to Reading train information

Bath Reading train map

Train duration 0h58m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Bath, England
Distance 60 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Bath (South West England) to Reading (South East England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • There are 60 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bath to Reading is approximately 0h58m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Reading from Bath, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

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Bath - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bath to Reading tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £24 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £27 for your trip. Thus, you will save 9% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 3 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bath to Reading trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bath and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Bath and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Bath Reading train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Bath to Reading cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Reading to Bath, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bath to Reading train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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