Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Taking the train from Reading to Banbury makes your journey quick and comfortable. Travel with CrossCountry and take advantage of our regular services, connecting you with the people and places you want to see. Don't just enjoy the destination; enjoy the journey as well.
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Travelling to Banbury
First CrossCountry train - 06:15
Last CrossCountry train - 21:13
Travelling from Reading to Banbury
Explore Banbury with CrossCountry. You'll have an easy journey on one of our trains from Reading to Banbury, so you'll arrive refreshed and ready to visit family, get to work, or see the sights. Whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week is up to you - you won't run out of things to do in Banbury.
Are there direct trains from Reading to Banbury?
Yes, you can travel directly from Reading to Banbury with CrossCountry, without needing to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Reading to Banbury?
CrossCountry makes travelling from Reading to Banbury easy and comfortable, thanks to the wide range of amenities available on our trains. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ), and make use of our electric points (subject to availability), and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.
Is WiFi available on trains from Reading to Banbury?
Yes! Surf the web as you would at home with our free on-board WiFi on all our trains from Reading to Banbury.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Reading to Banbury?
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 Reading to Banbury?
Looking for cheap tickets from Reading to Banbury? You're in luck! At CrossCountry, we're committed to connecting you to the people and places you love and giving you the best possible price is part of that. Check out our guide to finding cheap tickets and keep an eye on our special offers.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Reading to Banbury?
If you're a railcard holder, you're in luck - there's a good chance you'll be able to save up to 1/3 on your ticket from Reading to Banbury. We accept railcards on most of our services, so check out our Railcards page for more information about your specific railcard.
For full information about Banbury station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Banbury
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!