Trains from Reading to Bristol

Reading to Bristol train information

Reading Bristol train map

Train duration -
Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 70 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Reading (South East England) to Bristol (South West England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to travel the 70 miles from Reading to Bristol.

What is the price of the train?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Reading to Bristol train tickets

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Reading - Bristol prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Reading to Bristol 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.

Reading - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to book your train tickets Reading to Bristol. The results illustrate that buying your train from Reading to Bristol in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £26 when purchasing your ticket 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £47 if you buy your seat 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to buy your train ticket is 1 day in advance as it is 45% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Reading to Bristol trains

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

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Discount Reading - Bristol train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Reading Bristol train ticket and make even more savings 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.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Reading to Bristol? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Reading Bristol ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Reading to Bristol (one way journey).

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail 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
Reading to Bristol 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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