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Reading to Nottingham by bus

The journey from Reading to Nottingham by bus is 103.85 mi and takes 8 hrs 41 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:35 and the last at 20:00. It is possible to travel from Reading to Nottingham by bus for as little as £8.46 or as much as £35.27. The best price for this journey is £8.46.

Lowest Price£8.46
Journey Duration8 hrs 41 mins
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price£8.46
Highest Price£35.27
First Departure05:35
Last Departure20:00
Distance103.85 mi
DepartureReading
ArrivalNottingham
CarriersFlixBus, National Express

Reading to Nottingham Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Reading to Nottingham, 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 Nottingham.

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 Reading to Nottingham travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Reading to Nottingham

The cheapest Reading - Nottingham bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.07 if you’re lucky, or £23.91 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £137.79.

Find the best day to travel to Nottingham by bus

When travelling to Nottingham 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.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board FlixBus, National Express and Megabus from Reading to Nottingham
Compare services on board when travelling from Reading to Nottingham by bus.
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Reading to Nottingham CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
11.7kg
Bus
12.53kg
Flight
33.43kg
Car
26.74kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Reading to Nottingham?
A bus ticket from Reading to Nottingham is £16.48. 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 £8.46.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Reading to Nottingham?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Reading to Nottingham is £8.46. 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 Nottingham by bus?
Reading to Nottingham is 103.85 mi.
How long does the bus between Reading and Nottingham take?
Reading to Nottingham is on average 8 hrs 41 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 35 mins.
Which companies operate from Reading to Nottingham?
The bus journey from Reading to Nottingham is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, National Express and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Reading to Nottingham?
Reading to Nottingham has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Reading to Nottingham leave?
The earliest bus from Reading to Nottingham departs at 05:35. 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 Nottingham depart?
The latest bus from Reading to Nottingham departs at 20:00. 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 Nottingham 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 £8.46 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Reading to Nottingham by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Reading and Nottingham is 5 hrs 35 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Reading to Nottingham?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Reading and Nottingham.
What are the CO2 emissions for Reading to Nottingham by bus?
The bus journey from Reading to Nottingham creates 12.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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