You can get from Birmingham to Reading by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||81 miles (130 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$17 - $44|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $17 (€14) • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $44 (€37) • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Cross Country|
Take a bus or train to travel 81 miles (130 km) between Birmingham and Reading. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Reading.
You can travel from Birmingham to Reading 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Reading is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Reading:
A bus is $27 (€23) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Reading costing on average $44 (€37).
The fastest way from Birmingham to Reading is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.
There are alternative travel options to Reading that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 15 min.
The distance from Birmingham to Reading is approximately 81 miles (130 km).
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Reading is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Reading from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Reading:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Reading, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before traveling from Birmingham to Reading, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Birmingham to Reading tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.