Trains from

Gatwick Airport to Reading

  1. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    03:21
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    04:13
    London St Pancras International
    Platform A
    04:13
    London St Pancras International
    05:12
    London Paddington
    05:12
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:49
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:41
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:35
    Farringdon
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:35
    Farringdon
    06:20
    London Paddington
    06:20
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:50
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:19
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:27
    Redhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:35
    Redhill
    06:51
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:46
    Farringdon
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:46
    Farringdon
    07:30
    London Paddington
    07:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:55
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:08
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:33
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 12
    06:58
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 6 estimated
    08:12
    Reading
    Platform 4 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:14
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:43
    London Victoria
    Platform 14 estimated
    06:43
    London Victoria
    07:36
    London Paddington
    07:36
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:01
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:25
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:06
    Farringdon
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:06
    Farringdon
    07:45
    London Paddington
    07:45
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    08:10
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:28
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:58
    London Victoria
    Platform 13 estimated
    07:00
    London Victoria
    07:50
    London Paddington
    07:50
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:23
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Reading

  • Train Fares from: £25.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Trains from Gatwick Airport

If you have a flight into London Gatwick Airport, getting the train to your final destination is often a cheaper and more convenient option. You’ll fly into one of two terminals: Gatwick North Terminal or Gatwick South Terminal. South Terminal is only a two minutes walk away from Gatwick Airport train station. To get quickly from Gatwick North Terminal to Gatwick South Terminal, you can take the free shuttle bus.

Find out more about trains from Gatwick Airport

  • How long does it take to travel from Gatwick Airport to Reading by train?

    The average journey time between Gatwick Airport and Reading is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Gatwick Airport to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Reading?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Gatwick Airport and Reading?

    The distance between Gatwick Airport and Reading is 41 miles.

    Distance: 41 miles
  • What time is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Reading?

    The first train from Gatwick Airport to Reading departs at .

    What time is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Reading?

    The last train from Gatwick Airport 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.

Find journey information for Reading to Gatwick Airport

How to find cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Reading

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Book in advance.

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Consider a Season Ticket.

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.