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Reading station
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Mon - Fri:  5:15 AM to 10:45 PM
Sat:  5:30 AM to 10:45 PM
Sun:  7:15 AM to 10:45 PM

Station details

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    Stay Home. Save Lives.

    We are currently running a reduced timetable to ensure that vital train services for key workers can keep running throughout a prolonged coronavirus outbreak.

    If you are travelling through this station, please be aware that some facilities on the station may not be available during the prolonged coronavirus outbreak. If you have any questions, please contact our team on 0345 711 4141.

    Reading Station Toilet Refurbishment

    The toilets in the Brunel Arcade will be closed from the 8th March until June to allow for refurbishment. The nearest available toilets will be at platform level. The nearest accessible toilet is in the waiting room on platform 7. 

General information

Station Operator: NR
Station Code: RDG
Staffing Level: Full Time

Ticket buying & collection

False Oyster Pre Pay
False Oyster Validator
True Smartcard Issued
True Smartcard Validator
False Oyster Topup
True Prepurchase Collection
True Smartcard Topup
True Ticket Machine
Penalty Fares:
Applicable Operators: Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, TfL Rail
Ticket Office Note:
In ticket hall

Passenger services

False> Lost Property Contact Available
Phone number: 03457 000 125
Website: Go to website
True Ticket Gate

False> Left Luggage Contact Available
True Customer Help Points

Station facilities

True> Atm Machine
True Baby Change
False Bureau De Change
True Post Box
True Seated Area
False First Class Lounge
True Shops
False Showers
True Station Buffet
True Telephones (Cards & Coins)
True Toilets
False Tourist Information Office
True Trolleys
False WebKiosk
False WiFi
Wifi Note:

False Waiting Room

Car parking

true Car parking

Annual Charge: N/A
Daily Charge: N/A
Monthly Charge: N/A
Off Peak Charge: N/A
Six Monthly Charge: N/A
Per Hour Charge: N/A
Three Monthly Charge: N/A
Weekly Charge: N/A
False Car Parking Contact Available


True Cycle Storage Availability

Sheltered: Yes
Spaces: 344
Type: Stands
Location: Front of station, underground short stay car park and long stay car park.

False Cycle Storage CCTV

Other transport

True Taxi Rank

Taxi Rank Note:

Taxi rank is situated at the station entrance. Accessible taxi are available, please approach a member of staff for assistance.

False Car Hire

True Airport
False Metro
True Bus Service


True Accessible Booking Office Counter

Accessible Booking Office Counter Note:

Low-level accessible counter are located at the ticket office. All counters have hearing loop fitted.

False Accessible Public Telephones

Accessible Public Telephones Note:

Accessible low-level Pay Phone is available at the station main concourse. Please request staff assistance if you need to.

True National Key Toilets

National Key Toilets Note:

Radar Key available from station staff. If you wish to buy a 'National Key Scheme' key, [RADAR]. Their address is 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London EC1V 8AF, tel: 020 7250 8181, minicom: 020 7250 4119, fax: 020 7250 0212, email:, website:

True Induction Loop
True Wheelchairs Available
True Ramp For Train Access

True Step Free Access

Step Free Access Note:

platforms can be reached via lift and bridge, ticket office is step free.

False Accessible Taxis

Accessible Taxis Note:

Accessible taxi are available at the station entrance. please request staff assistance if you need to.

True Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible Ticket Machines Note:

Accessible ticket machines are located at the station entrance by the ticket office and at the car park.

True Impaired Mobility Set Down

Impaired Mobility Set Down Note:

Set- Down / Pick up Points are available at the station entrance by the Rail air link lounge. Assisted travel meeting point - Customer Help desk main concourse. Please notify a member of staff.


Live departures & arrivals for Reading

Live departures for Reading
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
03:54 London Paddington Platform On time See details on departure to London Paddington
Live arrivals at Reading
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
00:44 Henley-on-Thames Platform 14 14 03:10 2 hrs, 26 mins late See details on departure to Henley-on-Thames
04:21 London Paddington Platform On time See details on departure to London Paddington

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