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How much do bus tickets from Reading to Swindon cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Reading to Swindon 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 Swindon will cost £ 13.05. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 28.35. 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.

Reading to Swindon by bus

Best price £ 13.05
Journey duration 1 h 11 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 07:20
Last departure 23:20
Distance 35.4 mi

Route Summary by bus

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Maximum price
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National Express
Duration: 42 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Swindon Coate Water
23:20 - 00:02
£ 13.88
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 39 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Swindon Common Head
23:20 - 23:59
£ 20.29
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 45 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Swindon Queens Drive Elizabeth Hs
23:20 - 00:05
£ 20.29
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 50 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Swindon Central Bus Station
23:20 - 00:10
£ 22.42
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 1 h
Reading - Swindon (Freshbrook)
23:20 - 00:20
£ 40.49

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

In order to get from Reading to Swindon faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Reading and Swindon will complete the journey in 39 min.On average, it will take you about 1 h 11 min to travel the 36 mi between Reading and Swindon.

What time are the departures from Reading to Swindon?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Reading at 07:20, and the last departure will leave at 23:20. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Reading to Swindon can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many journeys from Reading to Swindon take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Reading to Swindon using companies such as National Express. Combined, these providers offer an average of 7 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 17 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Reading to Swindon using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 7 direct connections from Reading to Swindon each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.