Which operators can I use?
The trip between Edinburgh, located in Scotland and Reading, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
How much times does it take?
The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Reading from Edinburgh. The average train duration between Edinburgh to Reading is 6h19m to travel the 324 miles.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Reading by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Edinburgh to Reading in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £45 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 55% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Edinburgh Reading train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Edinburgh to Reading? Check with your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Edinburgh Reading ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Edinburgh to Reading (one way journey).
What is the cost of a railcard?
Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.
(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|
|Edinburgh 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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