Trains from Reading to Plymouth

Reading to Plymouth train information

Reading Plymouth train map

Train duration 2h55m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 157 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Reading (South East England) to Plymouth (South West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Plymouth from Reading. The average train time from Reading to Plymouth is 2h55m to cover the 157 miles.
  • Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Reading to Plymouth train tickets

No results found
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £43.00 MORE 6h23m

Reading - Plymouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Reading to Plymouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

  september november   october
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
01
02
03

Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Reading - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

30

15

£47

7

£46

3

£49

1

£47

Same day

Days before Departure

Purchasing your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Reading to Plymouth tend to remain approximately the same and cost £46.

Best prices for Reading to Plymouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
No results found

Reading Plymouth train

Discount Reading - Plymouth train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Reading Plymouth train ticket and save even more money 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a 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 purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Reading to Plymouth 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 trips from Plymouth to Reading, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

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
Reading to Plymouth 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

Other transport solution