Trains from Peterborough to Reading

Peterborough to Reading train information

Peterborough Reading train map

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Arrival Reading, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 83 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Peterborough, located in England 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?

There are 83 miles between Peterborough to Reading. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Reading from Peterborough, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

How much does it costs?

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Peterborough to Reading train tickets

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Best prices for Peterborough to Reading trains

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

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Discount Peterborough - Reading train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Peterborough Reading train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the 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.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate 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 Peterborough 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 Peterborough (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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
Peterborough 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