You can get from Reading to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Reading to Birmingham on Oct 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||81 miles (130 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$16 - $45|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $16 (€13) • 2 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $45 (€37) • 1 h 33 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Cross Country|
Take a bus or train to travel 81 miles (130 km) from Reading to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Reading to Birmingham.
There are 2 ways to travel between Reading and Birmingham including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Reading to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€13) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A bus is generally $29 (€24) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $45 (€37) from Reading to Birmingham.
The fastest way from Reading to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 33 min.
There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 10 min on average.
The Reading to Birmingham distance is around 81 miles (130 km).
The average frequency per day from Reading to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Reading to 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 when traveling from Reading to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Reading to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Reading to Birmingham with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Reading and Birmingham.
Before traveling from Reading to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Reading to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.