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Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.
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Travelling to Reading
First CrossCountry train - 06:30
Last CrossCountry train - 18:45
Travelling from Bournemouth to Reading
Discover a unique part of the UK when you visit Reading. CrossCountry will get you to Reading smoothly, so you'll be ready to explore as soon as you arrive. Whether you're looking for shopping, culture or just a day out with the family, Reading has something for you.
Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Reading?
Yes, you can travel directly from Bournemouth to Reading with CrossCountry, without needing to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Bournemouth to Reading?
Trains from Bournemouth to Reading on the CrossCountry network are designed to get you to your destination comfortably. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ). On most of our services you can make use of our electric points, subject to availability, and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.
Is WiFi available on trains from Bournemouth to Reading?
Yes! Whether you choose to stay in contact with friends or family, or simply catch up on social media, you can surf the net with our free on-board WiFi.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Bournemouth to Reading?
You sure can! We have a quick and easy service which allows you to reserve seats via text message. Our Ten Minute Reservation page has all the details, but rest assured that it's available on most of our services if you hold an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, up to 10 minutes before departure.
Where can I find cheap tickets from Bournemouth to Reading?
There are lots of ways to travel from Bournemouth to Reading at the best possible price - book well in advance, be flexible with times, and always compare singles. Find all our tips in our guide to finding cheapest tickets. Be sure to keep an eye on our special offers page, too - you can even set up an alert for the journey from Bournemouth to Reading.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Bournemouth to Reading?
We all like to save our pennies, and railcards are the perfect way to do just that! At CrossCountry, we accept railcards on most of our services, so visit our Railcards page for further information about using your railcard on trains from Bournemouth to Reading.
For full information about Reading station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Reading
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!
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