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Interpreting Timetables: When's the Next Train? (1)

In this worksheet, students answer a variety of questions using information from the given train timetable.

'Interpreting Timetables: When's the Next Train? (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Complete, Read and Interpret Tables

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about reading information from a simple train timetable.

Example

Answer the questions below using the train timetable.

Train

 

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

 

1.   How long does it take to get from Richmond to Staines?

Answer   15 minutes (from 10:45 to 11:00 or 11:25 to 11:40 or 12:05 to 12:20)

 

2.  How many minutes are there between the trains?

Answer   40 minutes (e.g. 10:30 to 11:10 to 11:50)

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How many minutes are there between the three trains?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from Richmond to Staines?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from London to Ashford?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
4:10
4:50
5:30
Richmond
4:25
5:05
5:45
Ashford
4:35
5:15
5:55
Staines
4:40
5:20
6:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from Richmond to Ashford?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I arrive at Richmond at 12:00, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Staines?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I take the 11:10 London train, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Richmond?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I take the 10:30 London train, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Staines?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I arrive at the London station at 10:45, which train should I take to get to Ashford at 11:35?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

I arrive at the London station at 11:55. Will I make it to Ashford by 12:15?

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

I arrive at Ashford at 10:50. Will I make it to my appointment at 11:20 in Staines?

  • Question 1

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How many minutes are there between the three trains?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
There are 40 minutes in between the three trains, as one leaves at 8:10, the next at 8:50 and the last at 9:30.
  • Question 2

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from Richmond to Staines?

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
From Richmond to Ashford it's 10 minutes, and from Ashford to Staines it's 5 minutes. The journey in total is 15 minutes.
  • Question 3

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
8:10
8:50
9:30
Richmond
8:25
9:05
9:45
Ashford
8:35
9:15
9:55
Staines
8:40
9:20
10:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from London to Ashford?

CORRECT ANSWER
25
EDDIE SAYS
From London to Richmond it's 15 minutes, and from Richmond to Ashford it's 10 minutes. The journey in total is 25 minutes.
  • Question 4

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
4:10
4:50
5:30
Richmond
4:25
5:05
5:45
Ashford
4:35
5:15
5:55
Staines
4:40
5:20
6:00

How long does it take in minutes to get from Richmond to Ashford?

CORRECT ANSWER
10
EDDIE SAYS
It takes 10 minutes to get from Richmond to Ashford.
  • Question 5

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

 

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I arrive at Richmond at 12:00, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Staines?

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
It takes 15 minutes to get to Staines from Richmond.
  • Question 6

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I take the 11:10 London train, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Richmond?

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
Leaving London at 11:10, it will take 15 minutes to get to Richmond.
  • Question 7

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I take the 10:30 London train, how long will it be in minutes before I could be in Staines?

CORRECT ANSWER
30
EDDIE SAYS
It takes 30 minutes to get from the 10:30 London train to Staines.
  • Question 8

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

If I arrive at the London station at 10:45, which train should I take to get to Ashford at 11:35?

CORRECT ANSWER
11:10
EDDIE SAYS
The next available train departs at 11:10.
  • Question 9

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

I arrive at the London station at 11:55. Will I make it to Ashford by 12:15?

CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
No because you missed the London train by 5 minutes.
  • Question 10

Answer the question using the information in the train timetable below.

Train

London
10:30
11:10
11:50
Richmond
10:45
11:25
12:05
Ashford
10:55
11:35
12:15
Staines
11:00
11:40
12:20

I arrive at Ashford at 10:50. Will I make it to my appointment at 11:20 in Staines?

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
Yes because the 10:55 Ashford train arrives in Staines at 11:00, leaving 20 minutes to get to the appointment from the station.
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