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  1. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    12:45
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:04
    London Bridge
    Platform 12 estimated
    13:04
    London Bridge
    14:00
    London Paddington
    14:00
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:25
    Reading
    Platform 9
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    12:54
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    12:57
    East Croydon
    Platform 4
    13:03
    East Croydon
    Platform 4
    13:26
    London Blackfriars
    Platform 2
    13:26
    London Blackfriars
    14:15
    London Paddington
    14:15
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:40
    Reading
    Platform 9
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    12:54
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    12:57
    East Croydon
    Platform 4
    13:07
    East Croydon
    Platform 6
    13:22
    Redhill
    Platform 3
    13:30
    Redhill
    Platform 0
    14:52
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:15
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:34
    London Bridge
    Platform 12 estimated
    13:34
    London Bridge
    14:30
    London Paddington
    14:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:55
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 5
    13:17
    South Croydon
    Platform 5
    13:24
    Purley
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:44
    Purley
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:52
    Redhill
    Platform 3
    14:14
    Redhill
    Platform 1B
    15:19
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:24
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:27
    East Croydon
    Platform 4
    13:37
    East Croydon
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:52
    Redhill
    Platform 3
    14:14
    Redhill
    Platform 1B
    15:19
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:45
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    14:04
    London Bridge
    Platform 12 estimated
    14:04
    London Bridge
    15:00
    London Paddington
    15:00
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    15:26
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:54
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:57
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:03
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:26
    London Blackfriars
    Platform 2
    14:26
    London Blackfriars
    15:15
    London Paddington
    15:15
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:40
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:54
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    13:57
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:07
    East Croydon
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:22
    Redhill
    Platform 3
    14:30
    Redhill
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:53
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    14:15
    South Croydon
    Platform 3
    14:34
    London Bridge
    Platform 12 estimated
    14:34
    London Bridge
    15:30
    London Paddington
    15:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:56
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from South Croydon to Reading

  • Train Fares from: £19.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 2
  • How long does it take to travel from South Croydon to Reading by train?

    The average journey time between South Croydon and Reading is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from South Croydon to Reading. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from South Croydon to Reading?

    No, it is not possible to travel from South Croydon to Reading without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from South Croydon to Reading.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between South Croydon and Reading?

    The distance between South Croydon and Reading is 38 miles.

    Distance: 38 miles
  • What time is the first train from South Croydon to Reading?

    The first train from South Croydon to Reading departs at .

    What time is the last train from South Croydon to Reading?

    The last train from South Croydon 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.
  • Savings tips for South Croydon to Reading

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for South Croydon to Reading here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
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