Trains from Doncaster to Reading

Doncaster to Reading train information

Doncaster Reading train map

Train duration 2h55m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Doncaster, England
Distance 143 Miles
Lowest train price from £42.50
Average train price £81.00

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Doncaster (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Reading (South East England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.

There are 143 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Doncaster to Reading is around 2h55m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Reading from Doncaster, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

We found trains from £42.50 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Doncaster to Reading train tickets

from £42.50 MORE 2h55m

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Best prices for Doncaster to Reading trains

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

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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Doncaster Reading train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Doncaster to Reading cost on average £80.40 (1). When dividing £88 by £80.40 (£88/£80.40 = 1.09), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Reading to Doncaster, the card will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Doncaster to Reading train £80.40 £53.60 £26.80 1.1

(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