Trains from Taunton to Reading

Taunton to Reading train information

Taunton Reading train map

Train duration 1h32m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Taunton, England
Distance 98 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 Taunton in England to Reading in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • On average, the journey takes normally 1h32m by train to cover the 98 miles to go to Reading from Taunton. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

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Best prices for Taunton to Reading trains

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

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Discount Taunton - Reading train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Taunton Reading train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Taunton to Reading? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

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

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

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 Taunton to Reading (one way trip).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train 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
Taunton to Reading 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