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Trains from Derby (DBY) to Reading

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50

train journeys
per day

102

miles (165 kms)

2hrs 12 mins

fastest journey

04:40 / 23:27

first / last train

5

direct trains

5

operators run

7

routes

Trains from Derby (DBY) to Reading

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On a typical weekday there are 50 scheduled rail journeys between Derby and Reading , with 5 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 45 possible journeys which require a change.

The distance by rail from Derby to Reading is approximately 102 miles (165 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 2hrs 59 mins.

East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry, GWR, West Midlands Trains, Elizabeth Line are the main train operating companies running services between Derby and Reading.

There are 7 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Derby to Reading. The fastest journey time on this route takes 2hrs 12 mins.

Journeys from Derby to Reading Today

  • Mon 4th Mar
    04:40
    3 hrs 14 mins 2 changes
    07:54
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    04:47
    3 hrs 35 mins 2 changes
    08:22
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    05:30
    2 hrs 56 mins 2 changes
    08:26
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    06:02
    2 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    08:53
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    06:28
    2 hrs 55 mins 2 changes
    09:23
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    07:13
    2 hrs 27 mins Direct
    09:40
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    07:33
    2 hrs 50 mins 2 changes
    10:23
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    07:38
    3 hrs 8 mins 1 change
    10:46
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    08:06
    2 hrs 47 mins 2 changes
    10:53
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    08:52
    2 hrs 15 mins Direct
    11:07
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    09:09
    2 hrs 44 mins 2 changes
    11:53
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    09:32
    2 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    12:23
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    09:41
    2 hrs 58 mins 1 change
    12:39
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    10:09
    2 hrs 37 mins 2 changes
    12:46
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    10:53
    2 hrs 19 mins Direct
    13:12
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:10
    2 hrs 43 mins 2 changes
    13:53
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:31
    2 hrs 45 mins 1 change
    14:16
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:32
    2 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    14:23
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:41
    3 hrs 1 min 1 change
    14:42
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading
  • Mon 4th Mar
    12:09
    2 hrs 44 mins 2 changes
    14:53
    Derby
    Reading
    Derby to Reading

About Derby Station

Station name Derby (DBY)
Address Derby station, Railway Terrace, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2RU
Managed by EM

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 04:55 - 22:45
Saturday 04:55 - 22:45
Sunday 06:20 - 23:00
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Unavailable
ATM Machine Available

About Reading Station

Station name Reading (RDG)
Address Reading station, Station Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1LZ
Managed by NR

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 06:15 - 22:00
Saturday 06:15 - 22:00
Sunday 07:15 - 22:00
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Unavailable
ATM Machine Available

Frequently asked questions about trains between Derby and Reading

The travel time between Derby and Reading by train varies depending on the type of train and the route, but the average journey time is 2hrs 59 mins & the fastest journey takes 2hrs 12 mins.

The departure and arrival times for trains between Derby and Reading vary depending on the day of the week and the type of train. Generally, there are around 50 departures and arrivals throughout the day. The first departure is 04:40, and the last train of the day leaves at 23:27.

First class tickets on trains between Derby and Reading typically offer more space, complimentary food and drink, and other amenities compared to standard class.

Amenities on trains between Derby and Reading can include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard catering, and comfortable seating.

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Yes! There are usually around 5 direct services per day from Derby to Reading

East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry, GWR, West Midlands Trains, Elizabeth Line are the main train operating companies running services between Derby and Reading.

Yes, you can bring luggage on board trains between Derby and Reading, but there may be limits on the number of bags or the size and weight of your luggage.