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Crewe to Reading

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  1. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    06:16
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    08:10
    London Euston
    Platform 2
    08:10
    London Euston
    09:02
    London Paddington
    09:02
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:25
    Reading
    Platform 9
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 2
    06:42
    Crewe
    Platform 2
    07:25
    Tamworth
    Platform 2
    07:34
    Tamworth
    Platform 4
    09:40
    Reading
    Platform 7
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 7
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    07:23
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    09:03
    London Euston
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:03
    London Euston
    09:48
    London Paddington
    09:48
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:11
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    07:42
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    09:13
    London Euston
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:13
    London Euston
    10:02
    London Paddington
    10:02
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:25
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 7
    07:47
    Crewe
    Platform 7
    08:07
    Stafford
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:26
    Stafford
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:40
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:23
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:03
    London Euston
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:03
    London Euston
    10:48
    London Paddington
    10:48
    London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    11:10
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:52
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:12
    Stafford
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:26
    Stafford
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:39
    Reading
    Platform 8B estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 8B estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:25
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:08
    London Euston
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:08
    London Euston
    12:02
    London Paddington
    12:02
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:25
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:52
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:10
    Stafford
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:24
    Stafford
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:42
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:51
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:49
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    13:40
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Crewe to Reading

  • Train Fares from: £31.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 2
  • Distance: 129 miles (207 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry
  • Origin: Crewe
  • Destination: Reading
  • How long does it take to travel from Crewe to Reading by train?

    The average journey time between Crewe and Reading is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains travelling from Crewe to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Crewe to Reading by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Crewe to Reading cost?

    Train tickets from Crewe to Reading can start from as little as £31.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Crewe to Reading?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Crewe to Reading without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Crewe to Reading.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Crewe and Reading?

    The distance between Crewe and Reading is 129 miles.

    Distance: 129 miles
  • What time is the first train from Crewe to Reading?

    The first train from Crewe to Reading departs at .

    What time is the last train from Crewe to Reading?

    The last train from Crewe to Reading departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Crewe to Reading timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Crewe to Reading for Friday 3rd Apr 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
06:1609:253h 9m, 2 changes
06:4209:402h 58m, 1 change
07:2310:112h 48m, 2 changes
07:4210:252h 43m, 2 changes
07:4710:402h 53m, 1 change
08:2311:102h 47m, 2 changes
08:5211:392h 47m, 1 change
09:2512:253h 0m, 2 changes
09:5212:422h 50m, 1 change
10:5113:402h 49m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Reading to Crewe.

How to find cheap train tickets from Crewe to Reading

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.