Trains from Glasgow to Reading

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Glasgow to Reading train information

Glasgow Reading train map

Train duration 6h19m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 333 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £47.50
Average train price £92.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Glasgow, located in Scotland and Reading, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Virgin Trains.

How long is the train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Reading from Glasgow. The average train time from Glasgow to Reading is 6h19m to cover the 333 miles.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £47.50 one way.

Best prices for Glasgow to Reading train tickets

from £47.50 MORE 6h52m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £48.00 MORE 13h09m

Glasgow - Reading prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Reading by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Glasgow to Reading

When are the next trains to Reading?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Glasgow Central
07:35
Reading
14:21
6h46m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
08:40
Reading
15:21
6h41m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
09:40
Reading
16:21
6h41m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
10:00
Reading
16:41
6h41m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
10:40
Reading
17:21
6h41m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
11:40
Reading
18:09
6h29m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
12:40
Reading
19:09
6h29m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
13:40
Reading
20:09
6h29m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
14:00
Reading
20:40
6h40m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
14:40
Reading
21:09
6h29m Virgin Trains
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Glasgow - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£44

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£40

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£105

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£98

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Reading will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £40 whereas when buying your ticket 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £105 for your journey. Thus, you can save 62% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than 1 day in advance.

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

Best prices for Glasgow to Reading trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£47.50 20/07/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£47.50 29/07/2019 18:40 Virgin Trains 3 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£49.65 29/07/2019 16:00 Virgin Trains 3 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£65.50 29/07/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 3 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£65.50 29/07/2019 08:00 Virgin Trains 3 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£68.15 20/07/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£70.00 20/07/2019 10:00 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£70.60 20/07/2019 16:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£71.80 20/07/2019 15:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Reading
£72.50 29/07/2019 15:40 Virgin Trains 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Glasgow Reading train

Discount Glasgow - Reading train tickets

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

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Glasgow to Reading cost on average £91.28 (1). By dividing £88 by £91.28 (£88/£91.28 = 0.96), it appears that after only 1 one way journeys from Reading to Glasgow, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Glasgow to Reading train £91.28 £60.86 £30.43 0.97

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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