|Distance||37 miles (60 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€16)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from Luton to Reading cover the 37 miles (60 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
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National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Luton - Reading bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Luton to Reading are the following:
National Express is the sole provider of buses from Luton to Reading. Monday to Friday, the company lays on around 40 departures a day, starting at 2:05 a.m. and continuing to 10:05 p.m. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. there are three departures an hour, dropping to roughly one an hour from 6:30 p.m. onwards. Weekends follow a similar pattern but the last bus is earlier at 8:10 p.m. Journeys generally involve one change and take about 3 hours.
Buses from Luton to Reading depart from the National Express Luton Town coach stop, located at the town centre Bus Interchange, next to the railroad station, within easy walking distance of the Mall Shopping Centre, and 5 minutes by bus or bicycle from the University of Bedfordshire campus. Being based at the Interchange, the Luton Town coach stop is readily accessible by numerous bus routes across the local area. The bus service ceases operation between 12:15 am and 5:46 am.
Reading is a thriving university town, with a well attended music festival which takes place every year on the August bank Vacation weekend, an annual five day beer festival, and a vibrant performance arts scene. Buses from Luton terminate at the RailAir Coach Stop, which is situated near the South-West entrance to Reading railroad Station at the end of Gerrard Street. The station is centrally located for the town's attractions, with the Riverside Leisure Centre and Oracle Shopping Centre both within a 10 minutes' walk or short bus ride away, and the University of Reading's London Road Campus less than 1 mile to the south. Directly opposite the coach station there are three bus stops and more slightly further on, on Station Road, while cabs can be found at the rank by the railroad Station's Caversham Road exit.
When taking a bus from Luton, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport. When you arrive in Reading, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE), Reading, Station Road (Stop SD) and Reading, Richfield Ave.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Luton to Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Luton, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Luton.
The most popular arrival bus station, Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE), is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Reading.
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