The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Birmingham to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 23 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Birmingham for Reading every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||81 miles (130 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$21 (€18)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Megabus or National Express|
Buses from Birmingham to Reading cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
Travel between Birmingham and Reading from $10 (€9) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Birmingham to Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Brunel Street and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in bus stations like Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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