Cardiff to Reading coach

Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Reading

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£60

Average

£76

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
04:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h31 10:16Reading
1 change
£601One-way
Cheapest
16:20Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h00 21:20Reading
1 change
£601One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h36 12:01Reading
1 change
£731One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h26 16:06Reading
1 change
£731One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h44 07:24Reading
1 change
£731One-way

Bus Timetable Cardiff to Reading

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
01:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h44 07:24Reading
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03:30Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h36 09:06Reading
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04:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h31 10:16Reading
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05:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h26 10:51Reading
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06:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h36 12:01Reading
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07:30Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h41 13:11Reading
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08:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h06 13:46Reading
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09:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h16 14:56Reading
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10:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h26 16:06Reading
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11:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h36 17:16Reading
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13:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h16 18:26Reading
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14:35Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h30 20:05Reading
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16:20Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h00 21:20Reading
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23:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens6h38 06:18Reading
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Bus times from Cardiff to Reading

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

5 h 31 m

Buses per day

14

Distance

153 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Reading without changing at least once.

Fastest
16:20Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h00 21:20Reading
1 change
£601One-way
2nd Fastest
08:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h06 13:46Reading
1 change
£781One-way
13:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h16 18:26Reading
1 change
£781One-way
09:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h16 14:56Reading
1 change
£841One-way
10:40Cardiff, Sophia Gardens5h26 16:06Reading
1 change
£731One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to Reading

distanceDistance95 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£60 (€68)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Flixbus

Coaches from Cardiff to Reading cover the 95 miles long trip taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £60, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Cardiff to Reading

For as little as £48 you can travel by coach between Cardiff and Reading with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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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 Cardiff - 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.

  • Average Price: £48

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Reading from Cardiff

    Take the bus 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 Cardiff to Reading.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Cardiff and Reading for the next 7 days starting from £48  one way.
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cardiff to Reading coach price to come in at an average of £60  one way.
    The Cardiff to Reading coach distance is approximately 95 miles.
    The Cardiff to Reading coach duration is on average 5 h, which is to be expected when travelling 95 miles between Cardiff and Reading. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    When departing from Cardiff, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. When arriving in Reading, you can end your journey in coach stations like Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD).

    Omio customers book a coach from Cardiff Central   to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading)   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Reading most often arrive at Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this coach station to the city centre.

    When taking a coach from Cardiff to Reading, you can count on National Express or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Reading. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Cardiff to Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    The first Cardiff to Reading coach departs at 04: 40   and the last coach from Cardiff to Reading leaves at 22: 40. Check out the most up-to-date Cardiff to Reading coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you book a coach ticket from Cardiff to Reading within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Cardiff and Reading are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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