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Poole to Reading

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2 suggested routes to go from Poole to Reading by train, car, bus

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How to get from Poole to Reading?

We are suggesting 7 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Poole Reading. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Poole Reading

For your trip from Poole (England, United Kingdom) to Reading (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 67 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Poole to Reading without changing trains but some trains run on lines Poole-Basingstoke and Basingstoke-Reading allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of South West Trains to Basingstoke leave from Poole railway station in Poole. Arrival in Basingstoke will take place at Basingstoke station (0.4 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Basingstoke where the train operated by First Great Western or CrossCountry leave for Reading.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Basingstoke-Reading will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Poole Reading only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Poole-Southampton.
You will board a coach of National Express in Poole. The bus will drop you off at Southampton bus station (0.3 mi from Southampton, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Poole bus station (0.4 mi from Poole) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Southampton.

Which carriers to travel between Poole and Reading?

Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection Poole-Basingstoke with the train from Poole railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basingstoke at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Basingstoke to Reading with the train which leaves Basingstoke station to arrive at Reading railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Southampton-Reading with the train from Southampton Central railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Basingstoke-Reading (14.3 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Poole in Poole and to the one of Southampton (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Poole or cities to visit near Reading

When travelling from Reading to Poole by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Basingstoke located at 55 mi from Poole and 14 mi away from Reading, Southampton situated at 29 mi from Poole and at approximately 43 mi from Reading, Winchester located at 38 mi from Poole and 31 mi away from Reading (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Reading or back to Poole, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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