How to travel from Nottingham to Reading

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Travel Information to Reading from Nottingham

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $85
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $56 (€54) • 2 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $56 (€54) • 2 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Railway

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Reading from Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€54). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Nottingham to Reading.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nottingham to Reading

Travel Tips: Travel to Reading 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 Nottingham to Reading.

There are 4 ways to travel from Nottingham to Reading including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Reading from Nottingham is by taking a train, which costs on average $56 (€54).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Reading:

Taking a train is usually $28 (€27) less than taking a bus to Reading, which costs on average $85 (€81) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Nottingham and Reading is by train, which takes on average 2 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

The distance is approximately 103 miles (166 km) from Nottingham to Reading.

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Reading is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 15 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Nottingham to Reading as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Nottingham to Reading:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Nottingham, Crown Court (stop C11) and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
  • Most travelers take a train from Nottingham to Reading.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nottingham to Reading, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Reading. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Nottingham to Reading tickets on Omio for $85 (€81).
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway to go to Reading by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Midlands Railway Nottingham to Reading tickets on Omio for $56 (€54).

Yes, there are direct routes from Nottingham to Reading with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Reading with.

Direct services to Reading tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Nottingham to Reading often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Luton or Stansted. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nottingham and Reading itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Reading and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Nottingham to Reading, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $85 (€81) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $56 (€54) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Nottingham to Reading tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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