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Nottingham to Reading

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  1. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 5
    21:21
    Nottingham
    Platform 5
    23:24
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1
    23:24
    London St Pancras International
    00:34
    London Paddington
    00:34
    London Paddington
    Platform 14 estimated
    01:22
    Reading
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 13 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:24
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:52
    Derby
    Platform 3B
    22:27
    Derby
    Platform 2
    23:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9B estimated
    23:04
    Birmingham New Street
    05:15
    Birmingham Moor Street
    05:15
    Birmingham Moor Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:58
    Banbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:04
    Banbury
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:35
    Oxford
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:48
    Oxford
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:09
    Reading
    Platform 10 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 10 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:24
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:52
    Derby
    Platform 3B
    22:27
    Derby
    Platform 2
    23:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9B estimated
    23:04
    Birmingham New Street
    05:15
    Birmingham Moor Street
    05:15
    Birmingham Moor Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:58
    Banbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:04
    Banbury
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:33
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:24
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B
    21:52
    Derby
    Platform 3B
    22:27
    Derby
    Platform 2
    23:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9B estimated
    06:04
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    07:41
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    Reading
    Platform 7B estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 7B estimated
    04:56
    Nottingham
    Platform 7B estimated
    05:10
    Loughborough
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:20
    Loughborough
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:54
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:54
    London St Pancras International
    07:48
    London Paddington
    07:48
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    08:10
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 3C estimated
    05:07
    Nottingham
    Platform 3C estimated
    06:22
    Peterborough
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:40
    Peterborough
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:30
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:30
    London Kings Cross
    08:18
    London Paddington
    08:18
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:41
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  7. Nottingham
    Platform 6 estimated
    05:32
    Nottingham
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:36
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:36
    London St Pancras International
    08:28
    London Paddington
    08:28
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:51
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    05:50
    Nottingham
    Platform 3B estimated
    06:27
    Grantham
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:38
    Grantham
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:49
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:49
    London Kings Cross
    08:36
    London Paddington
    08:36
    London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    09:02
    Reading
    Platform 7 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 7 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  9. Nottingham
    Platform 7A estimated
    06:00
    Nottingham
    Platform 7A estimated
    06:31
    Derby
    Platform 4A estimated
    06:50
    Derby
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:11
    Reading
    Platform 3 estimated
    Reading
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Nottingham
    Platform 7A estimated
    Reading
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Nottingham to Reading

  • Train Fares from: £20.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Nottingham to Reading by train?

    The average journey time between Nottingham and Reading is . On an average weekday, there are 1 trains travelling from Nottingham to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Nottingham to Reading can start from as little as £20.40 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 Nottingham to Reading?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Nottingham and Reading?

    The distance between Nottingham and Reading is 103 miles.

    Distance: 103 miles
  • What time is the first train from Nottingham to Reading?

    The first train from Nottingham to Reading departs at .

    What time is the last train from Nottingham to Reading?

    The last train from Nottingham 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.

Nottingham to Reading timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Nottingham to Reading for Sunday 26th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:2101:224h 1m, 2 changes
21:2407:099h 45m, 5 changes
21:2407:3310h 9m, 4 changes
21:2407:4110h 17m, 2 changes
04:5608:103h 14m, 3 changes
05:0708:413h 34m, 3 changes
05:3208:513h 19m, 2 changes
05:5009:023h 12m, 3 changes
06:0009:113h 11m, 1 change
06:4309:402h 57m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Reading

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from£29
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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.