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Manchester Piccadilly to Reading

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  1. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 8B estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    17:35
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    19:38
    London Euston
    19:38
    London Euston
    20:29
    London Paddington
    20:29
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:52
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7
    17:55
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7
    20:01
    London Euston
    20:01
    London Euston
    20:50
    London Paddington
    20:50
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:17
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    18:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    19:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    19:19
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    20:20
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    20:33
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    22:07
    Reading
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:35
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    20:59
    London Euston
    20:59
    London Euston
    21:49
    London Paddington
    21:49
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:16
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:05
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    22:33
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    22:45
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5M estimated
    23:45
    Northampton
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:15
    Northampton
    07:00
    Milton Keynes Central
    07:10
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:59
    Harrow And Wealdstone
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:59
    Harrow And Wealdstone
    09:00
    London Paddington
    09:00
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:22
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    5 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    21:27
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:00
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4B estimated
    09:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7A estimated
    10:39
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    22:17
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    23:07
    Sheffield
    Platform 1B estimated
    23:20
    Sheffield
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:05
    Derby
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:50
    Derby
    Platform 5A estimated
    09:13
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:13
    London St Pancras International
    10:03
    London Paddington
    10:03
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:25
    Reading
    Platform 7 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 7 estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    22:29
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    00:29
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    07:29
    Nottingham
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:42
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:42
    London St Pancras International
    10:32
    London Paddington
    10:32
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:55
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading

  • Train Fares from: £27.70
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester Piccadilly and Reading is . On an average weekday, there are 14 trains travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading cost?

    Train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading can start from as little as £27.70 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 Manchester Piccadilly to Reading?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester Piccadilly and Reading?

    The distance between Manchester Piccadilly and Reading is 149 miles.

    Distance: 149 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading?

    The first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading?

    The last train from Manchester Piccadilly 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.

Manchester Piccadilly to Reading timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading for Saturday 25th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
17:2720:393h 12m, direct
17:3520:523h 17m, 2 changes
17:5521:173h 22m, 2 changes
18:2721:393h 12m, direct
18:3122:073h 36m, 2 changes
18:3522:163h 41m, 2 changes
21:0509:2212h 17m, 5 changes
21:2710:3913h 12m, 1 change
22:1710:2512h 8m, 4 changes
22:2910:5512h 26m, 3 changes

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly 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.
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