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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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5 h 40 m
9 h 20 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Reading for Liverpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||5 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, National Express or Megabus UK|
Coaches from Reading to Liverpool cover the 159 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express or Megabus UK. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £22, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
Buy your official FlixBus and National Express coach tickets between Reading and Liverpool from £21 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.
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 Reading - Liverpool 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.
When departing from Reading, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading), Reading, RBH Main Entrance and Reading, Station Road (Stop SD). When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in coach stations like Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, University.
Omio customers book a coach from Reading to Liverpool, Liverpool One most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Reading and need to travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Liverpool most often arrive at Liverpool, Liverpool One and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this coach station to the city centre.
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