Manchester to Reading coach

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Reading

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Cheapest

£22

Average

£28

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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23:50Manchester, Airport4h40 04:30Reading
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£221One-way
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14:00Manchester, Airport4h05 18:05Reading
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£221One-way
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23:20Manchester5h10 04:30Reading
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£221One-way
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13:30Manchester4h35 18:05Reading
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£241One-way
05:20Manchester, Airport4h15 09:35Reading
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£391One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Reading

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04:50Manchester4h45 09:35Reading
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05:20Manchester, Airport4h15 09:35Reading
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13:30Manchester4h35 18:05Reading
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14:00Manchester, Airport4h05 18:05Reading
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23:20Manchester5h10 04:30Reading
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23:50Manchester, Airport4h40 04:30Reading
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Bus times from Manchester to Reading

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 35 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

241 km

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

Fastest
14:00Manchester, Airport4h05 18:05Reading
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£221One-way
2nd Fastest
05:20Manchester, Airport4h15 09:35Reading
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£391One-way
13:30Manchester4h35 18:05Reading
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£241One-way
23:50Manchester, Airport4h40 04:30Reading
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£221One-way
04:50Manchester4h45 09:35Reading
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£391One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Reading

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Coaches from Manchester to Reading cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading).

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Manchester to Reading

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    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 Manchester - 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.

      Travel Tips: Coach to Reading from Manchester

      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 Manchester to Reading.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Reading for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Reading coach to cost on average £20  one way.
      The Manchester to Reading coach distance is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
      On average the Manchester to Reading coach time is 4 h 15 min  covering the 149 miles (240 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

      When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   to Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading)   most frequently for this route.

      Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) 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.

      Take the Manchester to Reading coach with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Reading from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      On average, there are 2 coaches a day from Manchester to Reading. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The first coach from Manchester to Reading leaves at 07: 10   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 50. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Reading schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy coach tickets between Manchester and Reading within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Reading a few months in advance.

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