The trip between Reading, located in England and Swindon, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
The journey time to go to Swindon from Reading may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 36 miles between the two cities.
Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to look at the latest available offers.
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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Reading Swindon 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 five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
How much can I save with a railcard?
In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.
For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Reading Swindon ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Swindon to Reading (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.
What is the cost of a railcard?
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 3 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 Swindon train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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