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from Reading to Bournemouth

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Travel Information between Reading and Bournemouth

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) from Reading to Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Reading to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Reading to Bournemouth
Travel to Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth.
How do I travel from Reading to Bournemouth?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Reading to Bournemouth. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from Reading is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

A bus is generally $9 (€8) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $34 (€28) from Reading to Bournemouth.

What is the fastest way to travel to Bournemouth from Reading?

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from Reading is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

Other travel options to Bournemouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Reading to Bournemouth would I travel?

The distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km) from Reading to Bournemouth.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Reading to Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Reading to Bournemouth is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Reading? Where do I arrive in Bournemouth?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE) and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Reading and arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel companies can take me from Reading to Bournemouth?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Reading to Bournemouth:

  • You can travel by bus from Reading to Bournemouth with National Express, and you can find National Express Reading to Bournemouth tickets for $25 (€20) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Reading to Bournemouth with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Reading to Bournemouth tickets for $34 (€28) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Reading and Bournemouth?
Many of our customers traveling from Reading to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bournemouth are London, Southampton or Oxford, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bournemouth to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Bournemouth from Reading online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $25 (€20) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $34 (€28) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Reading to Bournemouth 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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