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.
The average ticket from Reading to London will cost around $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.
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Of the 8 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.
These direct buses cover the 59 km distance in an average of 1 h 18 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$9 (€7)|
|Bus providers||National Express|
Buses from Reading to London cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $9 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
For as little as $9 (€7) you can travel by bus between Reading and London with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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 Reading to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Reading to London, Victoria Coach Station.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Reading, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Reading.
The most popular arrival bus station, London, Victoria Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of London.
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