Liverpool to Reading bus

Cheap bus tickets from Liverpool to Reading

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

02:40AMLiverpool5h55 08:35AMReading
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Bus schedule from Liverpool to Reading

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Bus times from Liverpool to Reading

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Fastest Journey

5 h 55 m


5 h 55 m

Buses per day



256 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Liverpool for Reading every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Bus from Liverpool to Reading

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€24)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from Liverpool to Reading cover the 159 miles (256 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€24), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).

Bus providers: FlixBus and National Express from Liverpool to Reading

You can travel by bus from Liverpool to Reading with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $26 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Liverpool to Reading bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 15 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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 Liverpool to Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Reading from Liverpool

    Take the bus to Reading easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Reading.
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Liverpool to Reading to cost as little as $26 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€24)  for a bus ticket from Liverpool to Reading.
    The bus distance from Liverpool to Reading is around 159 miles (256 km).
    On average the Liverpool to Reading bus time is 5 h 55 min  covering the 159 miles (256 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking a bus from Liverpool, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, University. When you arrive in Reading, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD).

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Liverpool Lime Street   to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city center of Liverpool. The most popular arrival bus station in Reading, called Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for buses from Liverpool to Reading, you can rely on Megabus, National Express or FlixBus to get you to Reading. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Liverpool to Reading trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of buses departing Liverpool for Reading is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus departing from Liverpool to Reading leaves at 6: 40 AM. The last bus departing from Liverpool to Reading leaves at 6: 40 AM. You can find the latest Liverpool to Reading bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase the Liverpool to Reading bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $27 (€24). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Reading from Liverpool. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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