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.
The average ticket from Reading to London will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.
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1 h 17 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Reading for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 59 km distance in an average of 1 h 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£10 (€12)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Reading to London cover the 36 miles (58 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Travel to London from Reading from £10 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
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 to London from Reading, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Reading to London are the following:
National Express offers a fast and frequent direct coach service from Reading in Berkshire to London Victoria Coach Station. Services depart from the National Express stop, which is located five miles outside the city centre. All services also make an earlier stop at London Earls Court.
Coaches from Reading to London Victoria are operated by National Express Coaches. National Express is the UK’s leading coach carrier. All National Express coaches to London terminate at London Victoria Coach station, including all services from Reading.
The journey time for direct coach services from Reading to London Victoria varies from just one hour and ten minutes to up to two hours for the morning rush hour service. Most of the services, however, take approximately one and a half hours. Coaches from Reading to London Victoria also stop at London Earls Court, arriving there around one hour after departing from Reading.
From Monday to Thursday, there are 11 direct coach services per day from Reading to London, the first departing at 7:00 a.m. and the last shortly before 8:00 p.m. These same services operate over the weekend, but on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, there is an additional service that departs Reading late in the evening, arriving in London in the early hours.
Departure bus station: National Express coaches depart from the Reading Coachway stop, which is located five miles outside of the city centre, close to junction 12 of the M4. The coach stop can be reached via local bus services from Reading town centre or by taxi. The journey time by local bus to the Reading National Express Stop is around 20 minutes. The weekend midnight service departs from Mereoak Park and Ride, which is situated close to junction 11 of the M4.
Arrival bus station: All coaches from Reading terminate at London Victoria Coach Station, the city’s main coach terminus located to the southwest of Central London. The coach station is a short walk from Victoria Overground and Underground station and from here it’s possible to reach much of London via tube, bus or train.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Reading to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (268 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from the city centre.
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