Reading to Birmingham bus

Cheap bus tickets from Reading to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 05

Cheapest

18

Average

19

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.

Cheapest
08:40PMReading2h10 10:50PMBirmingham
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181One-way
Cheapest
12:45PMReading2h10 02:55PMBirmingham
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181One-way
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01:05AMReading2h10 03:15AMBirmingham, Airport
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201One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:05AMReading2h35 03:40AMBirmingham
0 transfers
201One-way

Bus schedule from Reading to Birmingham

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01:05AMReading2h10 03:15AMBirmingham, Airport
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01:05AMReading2h35 03:40AMBirmingham
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12:45PMReading2h10 02:55PMBirmingham
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08:40PMReading2h10 10:50PMBirmingham
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Bus times from Reading to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 05

Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

131 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Reading for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:05AMReading2h10 03:15AMBirmingham, Airport
0 transfers
201One-way
Fastest
08:40PMReading2h10 10:50PMBirmingham
0 transfers
181One-way
Fastest
12:45PMReading2h10 02:55PMBirmingham
0 transfers
181One-way
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01:05AMReading2h35 03:40AMBirmingham
0 transfers
201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Reading to Birmingham

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersMegabus or National Express

Buses from Reading to Birmingham cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Reading to Birmingham

National Express buses will get you from Reading to Birmingham from $15 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

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 Reading - Birmingham 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Reading

    Take the bus to Birmingham 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 Reading to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Reading and Birmingham for as low as $15 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
    The bus price to Birmingham from Reading is on average $17 (€15)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    The Reading to Birmingham bus distance is approximately 81 miles (130 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 81 miles (130 km) from Reading to Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Reading to Birmingham bus journey time is on average 2 h 10 min.

    When taking a bus from Reading, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD). When you arrive in Birmingham, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Reading   to Birmingham, Coach Station.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Reading, located approximately 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city center of Reading. The most popular arrival bus station in Birmingham, called Birmingham, Coach Station, is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for buses from Reading to Birmingham, you can rely on Megabus or National Express to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Reading to Birmingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can find a direct bus between Reading and Birmingham with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    You can take the first bus from Reading to Birmingham at 10: 15 AM. The last bus from Reading to Birmingham that you can take departs at 9: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Reading to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you buy the Reading to Birmingham bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $17 (€15). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Birmingham from Reading. 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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