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Do you know the best way to get from Reading to Swindon? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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 £ 17.28. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 46.49. 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.

Journey Details

Best price £ 17.28
Journey duration 5 h 52 min
Connections per day 12
First departure 04:40
Last departure 15:50
Distance 35.4 mi
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 45 min
Mereoak P&R - Swindon, Common Head
15:50 - 22:35
£ 47.27
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National Express
Duration: 7 h 5 min
Mereoak P&R - Swindon, Freshbrook (East of Blagrove R’about)
15:50 - 22:55
£ 47.27
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 55 min
Mereoak P&R - Swindon Coach Station
15:50 - 22:45
£ 47.27
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 50 min
Mereoak P&R - Swindon, Queen's Drive, Elizabeth Hs (nr jct Somerville R)
15:50 - 22:40
£ 47.27
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 47 min
Mereoak P&R - Swindon, Coate Water (opp Holiday Inn)
15:50 - 22:37
£ 47.27

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 2 h 30 min.On average, it will take you about 5 h 52 min to travel the 36 mi between Reading and Swindon.

What time are the departures from Reading to Swindon?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Reading to Swindon, which usually leaves at 04:40. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 15:50. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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 12 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 48 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, 4 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 8 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.

Stations of departure

Mereoak P&R

Destination stations

Swindon, Common Head
Swindon, Queen's Drive, Elizabeth Hs (nr jct Somerville R)
Swindon, Freshbrook (East of Blagrove R’about)
Swindon Coach Station
Swindon, Coate Water (opp Holiday Inn)
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