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Journey Details

Best price £ 36.45
Journey duration 8 h 35 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 05:20
Last departure 19:55
Distance 130.5 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Reading to Torquay?

The prices for bus tickets from Reading to Torquay 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 Torquay will cost £ 36.45. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 38.06. 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.

Stations of departure

Reading, Calcot, Bath Rd, Lay-by Adj Recreation Ground
Reading, Mereoak Park & Ride, Nr M4 Junction 11
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride
Mereoak P&R

Destination stations

Torquay Coach Station

CO2 emissions for this route

National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 8 h 5 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Torquay
05:20 - 13:25
£ 36.45
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 8 h 30 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Torquay
15:50 - 00:20
£ 38.87
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 9 h 10 min
Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride - Torquay
19:55 - 05:05
£ 38.87

How long will it take me to travel from Reading to Torquay by bus?

The journey between Reading and Torquay runs for about 130.5 mi and usually takes approximately 8 h 35 min. 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 8 h 5 min. If you are trying to get from Reading to Torquay 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Reading to Torquay?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Reading to Torquay leaving at 05:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:55.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Reading to Torquay are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Reading to Torquay using companies such as National Express. Combined, these providers offer an average of 3 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 3 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Reading to Torquay 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, direct connections from Reading to Torquay each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 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.


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