Bus from Birmingham to Reading and return

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Finding a good bus from Birmingham to Reading is not rocket science. Use our search to find the perfect option: If you lack time, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from Reading to Birmingham in . If you want to travel without having to spend too much money, go for the most affordable option, which will only cost you £11.20. There’s usually inexpensive tickets available but fares tend to be a bit more expensive if you book at short notice or in times of strong demand. A bus Reading - Birmingham is offered by National Express. Just click "Find Now", see all available coaches and hop on!

Birmingham to Reading Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£11.20
Fastest Bus5h 45m
Distance130.5 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express
  Bus Birmingham - Reading    130 km
Ø Bus connections13 x
Savings-17%

The cheapest coach connections from Birmingham to Reading

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      08:20
      14:30
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      07:55
      14:40
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      07:55
      14:40
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      07:55
      14:30
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      21:30
      03:15
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      21:30
      03:15
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      21:30
      03:15
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50


  Carpooling Birmingham - Reading    130 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Reading

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      16:30
      18:40
    20 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £10.00
  • Birmingham
    Reading
      16:50
      18:50
    20 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £10.00


  Bus Reading - Birmingham    130 km
Ø Bus connections13 x
Savings-87%

The cheapest coach connections from Reading to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:59
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £4.80
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:59
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £5.60
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:59
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      23:40
      10:05
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:20
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      23:40
      09:50
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      23:40
      09:55
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.20
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:59
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £12.48
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:20
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.60
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      23:59
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.60
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      00:55
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £18.48
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      11:55
      16:05
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £33.96
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      18:05
      21:45
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £37.85
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      16:30
      20:40
    31 Jul
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £37.85


  Carpooling Reading - Birmingham    130 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Reading to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Reading
    Birmingham
      15:30
      17:00
    31 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £7.18


Current ticket prices

First in time, first in line. Coach fares for a trip from Birmingham to Reading are subject to demand. In general, the most inexpensive tickets can be found when booking quite some time in advance. Keep in mind: consider other means of transport as well and keep your eyes peeled for good train, car sharing or flight deals.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Reading

  Stations
Pincents Lane , RG31 Reading (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Birmingham to Reading and return

Opting for the bus for a city trip is getting more and more popular. Not only is it a very affordable and eco-friendly way of travelling, but also as comfortable as well as convenient as taking a plane or train. In recent years, coach operators have stepped up their game when it comes to special features by offering appliances from electrical outlets over air-conditioning systems to WiFi access free of charge. When taking a look at the search results depicted on our page, you can instantly see, which company offers which comfort features. For instance, electrical outlets can be found on the buses of the coach company National Express. A generous luggage policy is basically a given as well. Have you remembered to check all the information necessary for a successful bus journey from Reading to Birmingham? Take a look at the exact location of the bus terminals in both cities, find out about departure times and pick the best bus for your very own needs and wishes. You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your bus Birmingham – Reading: Saving some money will allow you to spend more money on souvenirs, snacks and beverages on the coach or simply to stock up your holiday funds.

Birmingham and Reading: Useful Info

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Reading
244,070
Taxi
£5.62
£7.90
Birmingham
Reading
A taxi journey in Birmingham is 29% cheaper than in Reading.
Local buses
£2.40
£1.90
Birmingham
Reading
A bus fare in Birmingham is 21% more expensive than in Reading.
Beer
£3.14
£3.50
Birmingham
Reading
A pint of beer in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Reading.
Water
£0.96
£0.63
Birmingham
Reading
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 35% more expensive than in Reading.
Meal
£5.20
£8.33
Birmingham
Reading
A meal in Birmingham is 38% cheaper than in Reading.
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