How much time will it take to go from Reading to Birmingham by bus?
The distance between Reading and Birmingham is around 131. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 31 min. However, the fastest routes between Reading and Birmingham take 3 h 50 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.
When do the first and last departures from Reading to Birmingham leave?
If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Reading to Birmingham, which usually leaves at 04:20. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 17:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.
How many journeys from Reading to Birmingham take place each day?
The route from Reading to Birmingham is served by providers including National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 44 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Reading 12 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Reading to Birmingham, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 12 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.