Trains from Hull to Reading

Hull to Reading train information

Hull Reading train map

Train duration 4h06m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Hull, England
Distance 161 Miles

Which operators can I use?

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Hull in England to Reading in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

How far is it by train?

There are 161 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Hull to Reading is approximately 4h06m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Reading from Hull, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Hull to Reading train tickets

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Hull - Reading prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Hull 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.

Hull - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Hull to Reading will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £34 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £79 for your journey. Thus, you can save 57% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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 Hull to Reading trains

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

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Discount Hull - Reading train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Hull Reading train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Hull Reading ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Reading to Hull (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much does a railcard cost?

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
Hull 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