Trains from Milton Keynes to Reading

Milton Keynes to Reading train information

Milton Keynes Reading train map

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Arrival Reading, England
Departure Milton Keynes, England
Distance 41 Miles

Which operators can I use?

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Milton Keynes in England to Reading in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

The duration to travel to Reading from Milton Keynes can change depending if the train is direct or with changes. There are 41 miles between both cities.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Milton Keynes to Reading train tickets

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Milton Keynes - Reading prices calendar

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

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Milton Keynes - Reading: the best time to book cheap trains

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Buying your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Milton Keynes to Reading do not tend to change a lot and cost £39.

Best prices for Milton Keynes to Reading trains

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

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Discount Milton Keynes - Reading train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Milton Keynes 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.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Milton Keynes Reading ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Reading to Milton Keynes (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

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

(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
Milton Keynes 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