Header background
  • One-way
  • Round-trip
Search accommodation with Booking.com

Bus London to Reading: Times, Prices and Tickets

Starting from
£ 6.34
flixbus
trenitalia
ouisncf
deutsche-bahn
blablacar
kayak

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

By Bus

Today

Discover
By Bus

Tomorrow

Discover
By Bus

2 Days

Discover
Rentalcars.com

Find cheap car hire in Reading

Discover

Get from London to Reading with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Reading. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from London to Reading by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Reading. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 21.73 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 6.34, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

London to Reading by bus

Best price £ 6.35
Journey duration 1 h 30 min
Connections per day 18
First departure 12:00
Last departure 22:30
Distance 37.9 mi
Departure London
Arrival Reading
Carriers National Express, Reading RailAir, Megabus, Bus, Southern, London Overground, South Western Railway

Ticket price London - Reading every day

 
Today
More
More
Tomorrow
More
More
In 2 days
More
More
In 3 days
More
More
In 4 days
£ 37.36
£ 7.87
In 5 days
More
More
In 6 days
More
More

Route Summary by Bus

Connections
52
Carriers
7
Minimum price
£ 6.34
Maximum price
£ 5,724.83

London - Reading

Monthly
Cheapest

Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 32

Date
Sunday, July 17th 2022
Great Western Railway-logo
Reading - London Paddington
08:11 - 08:56
Great Western Railway
45min
CO2: 0.18kg
By Bus

£ 6.35

Date
Saturday, July 16th 2022
National Express-logo
London Victoria Coach Station - Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride
11:00 - 12:25
National Express
1h 25min
CO2: 2.15kg
Cheapest

How long does the journey from London to Reading take by bus?

The journey from London to Reading covers a distance of 38.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 54 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Reading faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Reading?

The first daily departure from London to Reading leaves at 09:25, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Reading. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Reading?

The exact number of journeys from London 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 35 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express, Reading RailAir, Megabus, Bus, Southern, London Overground and South Western Railway. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 59 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 London 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 London to Reading varies, but in general, you can expect to find 20 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 15 journeys with one change or more.

Close

Get free deals and discounts
when you sign-up

  • Omio 10% cashback

  • Booking.com 2% cashback

  • Rentalcars.com 10% off

  • Exclusive access to special promotions and deals

Offer expires in
2
Days
:
14
Hours
:
35
Minutes
:
33
Seconds
199 joined today

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint

We're subscribing you...

Thank you!
We have added your email to the
signup queue.

Something went wrong!

An error occurred when you're subscribing to our deals. Please try again in a minute.

Close
Logo
authentication

Sign in or create an account

Sign in to Virail to get exclusive travel deals

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint

Close

Deals

Booking.com

2% cashback