You can get from Birmingham to Reading by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||81 miles (130 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£14 - £67|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £14 • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £67 • 1 h 36 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Cross Country|
Take a coach or train to travel 81 miles (130 km) to Reading from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Reading.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Birmingham to Reading. You can take a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Birmingham to Reading is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Reading:
A coach is about £53 less than a train, which costs on average £67 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Reading is by train, which takes on average 1 h 36 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 15 min of travel time.
The Birmingham to Reading distance is approximately 81 miles (130 km).
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Reading is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Reading as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Reading:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Reading, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Birmingham to Reading, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Birmingham to Reading tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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