Reading to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Reading to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

12

Average

37

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
06:05PMReading1h40 07:45PMLondon
0 transfers
121One-way
Cheapest
09:35AMReading1h40 11:15AMLondon
0 transfers
121One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:30AMReading0h55 05:25AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
251One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:00PMReading1h45 03:45PMLondon
0 transfers
251One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:30AMReading1h35 06:05AMLondon
0 transfers
251One-way

Bus schedule from Reading to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
04:30AMReading0h55 05:25AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
04:30AMReading1h35 06:05AMLondon
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05:00AMReading2h50 07:50AMLondon
1 transfer
06:00AMReading3h20 09:20AMLondon
1 transfer
07:10AMReading3h10 10:20AMLondon
1 transfer
07:45AMReading3h05 10:50AMLondon
1 transfer
08:20AMReading3h10 11:30AMLondon
1 transfer
09:30AMReading2h45 12:15PMLondon
1 transfer
09:35AMReading0h55 10:30AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
09:35AMReading1h40 11:15AMLondon
0 transfers
10:05AMReading3h15 01:20PMLondon
1 transfer
10:40AMReading2h50 01:30PMLondon
1 transfer
11:15AMReading3h15 02:30PMLondon
1 transfer
12:25PMReading2h55 03:20PMLondon
1 transfer
01:00PMReading2h50 03:50PMLondon
1 transfer
01:35PMReading2h55 04:30PMLondon
1 transfer
02:00PMReading1h45 03:45PMLondon
0 transfers
02:00PMReading1h00 03:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
02:10PMReading2h40 04:50PMLondon
1 transfer
02:45PMReading3h05 05:50PMLondon
1 transfer
02:45PMReading3h05 05:50PMLondon
1 transfer
03:20PMReading2h50 06:10PMLondon
1 transfer
03:55PMReading2h55 06:50PMLondon
1 transfer
04:30PMReading2h50 07:20PMLondon
1 transfer
05:40PMReading2h55 08:35PMLondon
1 transfer
06:05PMReading0h55 07:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
06:05PMReading1h40 07:45PMLondon
0 transfers
06:15PMReading2h35 08:50PMLondon
1 transfer
07:00PMReading2h40 09:40PMLondon
1 transfer
08:00PMReading2h40 10:40PMLondon
1 transfer
09:00PMReading2h59 11:59PMLondon
1 transfer
10:00PMReading2h50 12:50AMLondon
1 transfer
11:00PMReading2h50 01:50AMLondon
1 transfer

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Bus times from Reading to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Buses per day

33

Distance

59 km

Of the 33 buses that leave Reading for London every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
04:30AMReading0h55 05:25AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
251One-way
Fastest
06:05PMReading0h55 07:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
281One-way
Fastest
09:35AMReading0h55 10:30AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
281One-way
2nd Fastest
02:00PMReading1h00 03:00PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 transfers
361One-way
04:30AMReading1h35 06:05AMLondon
0 transfers
251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Reading to London

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€11)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersMegabus, Flixbus or National Express

Buses from Reading to London cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus, Flixbus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5).

Bus providers: FlixBus and National Express from Reading to London

Find the best buses between Reading and London with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and National Express from $6 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    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 - London 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.

      Buses from Reading to London

      National Express offers a fast and frequent direct bus service from Reading in Berkshire to London Victoria bus Station.  Services depart from the National Express stop, which is located five miles outside the city center. All services also make an earlier stop at London Earls Court. 

      Which bus companies travel from Reading to London?

      Buses from Reading to London Victoria are operated by National Express Coaches. National Express is the UK’s leading bus carrier. All National Express buses to London terminate at London Victoria bus station, including all services from Reading.

      How long is the bus from Reading to London?

      The journey time for direct bus services from Reading to London Victoria varies from just one hour and ten minutes to up to two hours for the morning rush hour service.  Most of the services, however, take approximately one and a half hours. buses from Reading to London Victoria also stop at London Earls Court, arriving there around one hour after departing from Reading.

      How many buses are there from Reading to London?

      From Monday to Thursday, there are 11 direct bus services per day from Reading to London, the first departing at 7:00 a.m. and the last shortly before 8:00 p.m. These same services operate over the weekend, but on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, there is an additional service that departs Reading late in the evening, arriving in London in the early hours.

      What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Reading to London?

      Departure bus station: National Express buses depart from the Reading Coachway stop, which is located five miles outside of the city center, close to junction 12 of the M4.  The bus stop can be reached via local bus services from Reading town centre or by taxi. The journey time by local bus to the Reading National Express Stop is around 20 minutes. The weekend midnight service departs from Mereoak Park and Ride, which is situated close to junction 11 of the M4.

      Arrival bus station:  All buses from Reading terminate at London Victoria bus Station, the city’s main bus terminus located to the southwest of Central London. The bus station is a short walk from Victoria Overground and Underground station and from here it’s possible to reach much of London via tube, bus or train.

      Travel Tips: Bus to London from Reading

      Take the bus to London 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 London.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Reading and London for as low as $6 (€5)  for the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Reading to London bus to cost on average $12 (€11)  one way.
      The distance from Reading to London by bus is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
      On average the Reading to London bus travel time is 1 h 35 min  for the 36 miles (58 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
      When taking a bus from Reading to London, you can count on Megabus, Flixbus or National Express for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Reading and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
      Yes, you can find a direct bus between Reading and London 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.
      The earliest bus for this journey departs from Reading at 8: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Reading at 10: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Reading to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      You can find buses from Reading to London to cost on average $12 (€11) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Reading to London bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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