The journey from Reading, situated in England and Bath, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
There are 60 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Reading to Bath is around 0h58m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Bath from Reading, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Reading to Bath in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.
We found tickets available from £11 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 61% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Reading and Bath by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bath to Reading and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to spend less on your Reading Bath 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.
The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.
As an example, train tickets from Reading to Bath cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Bath to Reading, the railcard will have paid for itself.
Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail 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|
|Reading to Bath 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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