Leicester to Reading coach

Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Reading

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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.

11:15Leicester8h45 20:00Reading
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National Express
17:40Leicester4h33 22:13Reading
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Bus Timetable Leicester to Reading

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11:15Leicester8h45 20:00Reading
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17:40Leicester4h33 22:13Reading
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Bus times from Leicester to Reading

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Fastest Journey

4 h 33 m


6 h 39 m

Buses per day



132 km

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.

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17:40Leicester4h33 22:13Reading
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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Reading

distanceDistance81 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 33 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£59 (€65)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational 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).

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Leicester to 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.

National Express

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.

  • Average Price: £15

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.

  • Average Price: £42

Travel Tips: Coach to Reading from Leicester

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 Leicester to Reading.
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Reading for as low as £15  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leicester to Reading coach prices are on average £59  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Reading from Leicester via coach to be approximately 81 miles.
On average the coach from Leicester to Reading duration is 4 h 33 min  for the 81 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the journey from Leicester to Reading you can take a coach with National Express or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Leicester to Reading on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Leicester to Reading, the first coach leaves at 05: 10. If you prefer late night coaches from Leicester to Reading, the last coach of the day leaves at 17: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Leicester to Reading schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Reading from Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £59 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Leicester to Reading a few months in advance.

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