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Reading to Heathrow by bus

The journey from Reading to Heathrow by bus is 22.35 mi and takes 0 hrs 58 mins. There are 95 connections per day, with the first departure at 02:45 and the last at 23:20. It is possible to travel from Reading to Heathrow by bus for as little as £4.64 or as much as £25.32. The best price for this journey is £4.64.

Lowest Price£4.64
Journey Duration0 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day95
Lowest Price£4.64
Highest Price£25.32
First Departure02:45
Last Departure23:20
Distance22.35 mi
DepartureReading
ArrivalHeathrow
CarriersFlixBus, Reading RailAirMore

Reading to Heathrow Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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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 Reading to Heathrow. 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 can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Reading to Heathrow?

The prices for bus tickets from Reading to Heathrow 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 Reading to Heathrow will cost £4.64. The average bus ticket price is approximately £23.68. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £23.68 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Reading to Heathrow.

How long is the journey from Reading to Heathrow by bus?

The journey between Reading and Heathrow by bus is approximately 22.35 mi. It will take you more or less 0 hrs 58 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Reading and Heathrow runs for about 22.35 mi and usually takes approximately 0 hrs 58 mins. 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 0 hrs 36 mins. If you are trying to get from Reading to Heathrow 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.

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

The exact number of journeys from Reading to Heathrow 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 95 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 Reading to Heathrow. 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 Reading to Heathrow varies, but in general, you can expect to find 90 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Reading to Heathrow. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Reading to Heathrow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Reading to Heathrow.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Reading to Heathrow, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Reading to Heathrow.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Reading to Heathrow

The cheapest Reading - Heathrow bus tickets can be found for as low as £7.85 if you’re lucky, or £11.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £15.12.

Find the best day to travel to Heathrow by bus

When travelling to Heathrow by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board FlixBus, Reading RailAir and Megabus from Reading to Heathrow
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Reading to Heathrow CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
2.52kg
Bus
2.7kg
Flight
7.19kg
Car
5.75kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Reading to Heathrow?
A bus ticket from Reading to Heathrow is £23.68. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £4.64.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Reading to Heathrow?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Reading to Heathrow is £4.64. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Reading and Heathrow by bus?
Reading to Heathrow is 22.35 mi.
How long does the bus between Reading and Heathrow take?
Reading to Heathrow is on average 0 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 36 mins.
Which companies operate from Reading to Heathrow?
The bus journey from Reading to Heathrow is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Reading RailAir, Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Reading to Heathrow?
Reading to Heathrow has 95 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Reading to Heathrow leave?
The earliest bus from Reading to Heathrow departs at 02:45. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Reading to Heathrow depart?
The latest bus from Reading to Heathrow departs at 23:20. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Reading to Heathrow in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £4.64 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Reading to Heathrow?
There are on average 90 direct connection(s) from Reading to go to Heathrow.
What's the fastest journey time between Reading to Heathrow by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Reading and Heathrow is 0 hrs 36 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Reading to Heathrow?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Reading and Heathrow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Reading to Heathrow by bus?
The bus journey from Reading to Heathrow creates 2.7kg of CO2 emissions.

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