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Bus Swindon to Reading: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Swindon to Reading?

Prices will vary when you travel from Swindon to Reading. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 43.89 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 13.81, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Swindon to Reading by bus

Best price £ 13.81
Journey duration 2 h 15 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 07:00
Last departure 19:00
Distance 35.4 mi
Departure Swindon
Arrival Reading
Carriers National Express, Bus

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 13.81
Maximum price
£ 16,240

Swindon - Reading


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Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 29

Wednesday, May 4th 2022
Great Western Railway-logo
Didcot Parkway - Tilehurst
20:08 - 20:26
Great Western Railway
CO2: 0.16kg
By Bus

£ 32.29

Sunday, May 1st 2022
National Express-logo
Swindon (Queens Drive) - Reading
05:14 - 05:50
National Express
CO2: 2.01kg

How long does the journey from Swindon to Reading take by bus?

In order to get from Swindon to Reading 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 Swindon and Reading will complete the journey in 8 min.On average, it will take you about 2 h 15 min to travel the 36 mi between Swindon and Reading.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Swindon at 07:00. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 19:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Swindon and Reading. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

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

The route from Swindon to Reading is served by providers including National Express and Bus. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 26 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Swindon 10 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Swindon to Reading, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 9 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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