Trains from Reading to Gloucester

Reading to Gloucester train information

Reading Gloucester train map

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Arrival Gloucester, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 61 Miles

The journey from Reading, situated in England and Gloucester, 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 61 miles between Reading to Gloucester. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Gloucester from Reading, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Reading to Gloucester train tickets

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Best prices for Reading to Gloucester trains

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

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Discount Reading - Gloucester train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Reading Gloucester train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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.

  • 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 break-even. 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 Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Reading, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(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 Gloucester 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