Birmingham to Reading bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Birmingham to Reading

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Birmingham to Reading is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Megabus
15:302h25
Birmingham
17:55Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:202h25
Birmingham
11:45Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:302h25
Birmingham
15:55Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
19:156h10
Birmingham
01:25Reading
£131One-way
0 changes
Megabus
22:352h20
Birmingham
00:55Reading
£211One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableBirmingham to Reading

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Megabus
23:503h10
Birmingham
03:00Reading
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FlixBus
19:156h10
Birmingham
01:25Reading
0 changes
Megabus
22:352h20
Birmingham
00:55Reading
0 changes
Megabus
15:302h25
Birmingham
17:55Reading
0 changes
Megabus
09:202h25
Birmingham
11:45Reading
0 changes
Megabus
13:302h25
Birmingham
15:55Reading
0 changes

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Bus times from Birmingham to Reading

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

3 h 9 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

131 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Birmingham for Reading every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Megabus
22:352h20
Birmingham
00:55Reading
£211One-way
0 changes
Megabus
15:302h25
Birmingham
17:55Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
09:202h25
Birmingham
11:45Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
13:302h25
Birmingham
15:55Reading
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
23:503h10
Birmingham
03:00Reading
£231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Reading

distanceDistance81 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€15)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 3 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or CrossCountry

Coaches from Birmingham to Reading cover the 81 miles long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £13, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE).

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry Birmingham to Reading

For as little as £15 you can travel by coach between Birmingham and Reading with Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Reading coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

FAQs: Birmingham to Reading coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Birmingham to Reading with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Reading.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Birmingham to Reading can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Birmingham to Reading is £13; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time to Reading from Birmingham is on average 2 h 20 min   for the 81 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Reading by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Birmingham to Reading leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Birmingham to Reading leaves at 22: 35.
There are 4 coaches a day from Birmingham to Reading which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Birmingham to Reading, you can count on Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street. When arriving in Reading, you can end your trip in coach stations like Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE), Reading, Station Road (Stop SD) and Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Reading, Station North Interchange (Stop NE), located 0.5 miles (830 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Birmingham to Reading is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Reading from Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

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