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.
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4 h 33 m
6 h 39 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Leicester for Reading every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||4 h 33 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£59 (€65)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Flixbus|
Coaches from Leicester to Reading cover the 81 miles long route taking on average 4 h 33 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).
FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you to Reading from Leicester from £15. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
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.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Leicester and Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When departing from Leicester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. 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 Leicester to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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