Trains from Reading to Northampton

Reading to Northampton train information

Reading Northampton train map

Train duration -
Arrival Northampton, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 55 Miles

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Reading in England to Northampton in England as well as the rail company for this route.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel the 55 miles from Reading to Northampton.

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

Best prices for Reading to Northampton train tickets

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Reading - Northampton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Reading to Northampton 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 - Northampton: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Reading to Northampton in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £32 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 33% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Reading to Northampton trains

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

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Discount Reading - Northampton train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Reading Northampton 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.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Reading to Northampton cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Northampton to Reading, the card will have paid for itself.

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