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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3 h 21 m
4 h 15 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Reading for Bournemouth every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||64 miles (103 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£47 (€52)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Cross Country|
Coaches from Reading to Bournemouth cover the 64 miles (103 km) long route taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Cross Country. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of coach tickets is £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
Find the best coaches from Reading to Bournemouth with Omio's travel partners National Express and CrossCountry from £43. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 Reading - Bournemouth 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.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next coach from Reading to Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry tickets between Reading and Bournemouth are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry to Bournemouth from Reading all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach, you can find all the current CrossCountry coach timetables and coach tickets available on Omio for the 64 miles (103 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry coach, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this coach, compare the fastest Reading to Bournemouth routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Reading to Bournemouth coach ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry coach ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bournemouth with CrossCountry!
There are a few coach stations in Reading to start your journey from including Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD). In Bournemouth you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Boscombe Bus Station and Bournemouth, Pier.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Reading and travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bournemouth, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Bournemouth.
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