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Best price 19.76 £
Journey duration 3 h 53 min
Connections per day 12
First departure 23:30
Last departure 18:30
Distance 113 km

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Bristol to Reading?

The prices for bus tickets from Bristol to Reading vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Bristol to Reading will cost 19.76 £. The average bus ticket price is approximately 37 £. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Bristol to Reading

How much time will it take to go from Bristol to Reading by bus?

The journey between Bristol and Reading runs for about 113 and usually takes approximately 3 h 53 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 15 min. If you are trying to get from Bristol to Reading as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Bristol to Reading leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Bristol at 23:30. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 18:30. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bristol and Reading. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bristol to Reading?

The exact number of journeys from Bristol to Reading can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 12 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and First Wessex Of Bristol. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 55 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bristol to Reading. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bristol to Reading varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 8 journeys with one change or more.