Reading to Birmingham bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Reading to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

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

Megabus
17:402h25
Reading
20:05Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
22:352h25
Reading
01:00Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
01:052h25
Reading
03:30Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
11:402h05
Reading
13:45Birmingham
£211One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
04:407h30
Reading
12:10Birmingham
£231One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableReading to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Megabus
18:202h25
Reading
20:45Birmingham
0 changes
FlixBus
04:407h30
Reading
12:10Birmingham
0 changes
Megabus
11:402h05
Reading
13:45Birmingham
0 changes
Megabus
17:402h25
Reading
20:05Birmingham
0 changes
Megabus
22:352h25
Reading
01:00Birmingham
0 changes

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Bus times from Reading to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

3 h 12 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

131 km

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

Megabus
11:402h05
Reading
13:45Birmingham
£211One-way
0 changes
Megabus
18:202h25
Reading
20:45Birmingham
£261One-way
0 changes
Megabus
17:402h25
Reading
20:05Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
22:352h25
Reading
01:00Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes
Megabus
01:052h25
Reading
03:30Birmingham
£101One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Reading to Birmingham

distanceDistance81 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or CrossCountry

Coaches from Reading to Birmingham cover the 81 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

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

Megabus, National Express and CrossCountry coaches will get you from Reading to Birmingham from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next coach to Birmingham from Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry from Reading to Birmingham coach information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 36 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Reading to Birmingham coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Reading to Birmingham 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 Reading to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Reading to Birmingham can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Reading to Birmingham is £12; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Reading to Birmingham coach travel time is 2 h 25 min   for the 81 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Reading to Birmingham leaves at 10: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Reading to Birmingham leaves at 22: 35.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Reading to Birmingham without having to change trains with Megabus or CrossCountry. There is 1 direct coach from Reading to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Reading to Birmingham you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Reading and Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Reading, Bagnall Way / Trooper Potts Way, which is located around 0.5 miles (848 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham from Reading is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Reading to Birmingham by coach is February.
You have options as you can travel from Reading to Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.

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