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Facts about coaches from Reading to Birmingham

Compare all providers like National Express, megabus and FlixBus that travel 28 times every day by bus from Reading to Birmingham in one click! Book your bus ticket from Reading to Birmingham starting from £7!

Cheapest Bus £7
Fastest Bus 2h 25m
Earliest Coach 01:05
Latest Coach 22:05
Daily Bus Connections 28 Ø
Distance 130.5 km
Coach Companies National Express, megabus and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Reading to Birmingham

Every day, 28 buses from 3 coach companies leave Reading for Birmingham: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£10
Tuesday 05/03
£8
Wednesday 06/03
£8
Thursday 07/03
£8
Friday 08/03
£8
Saturday 09/03
£8
Sunday 10/03
£8
Monday 11/03
£35
Tuesday 12/03
£28
Wednesday 13/03
£28
Thursday 14/03
Friday 15/03
£7
Saturday 16/03
£46
Sunday 17/03
£23
Monday 18/03
£7
Tuesday 19/03
£46
Wednesday 20/03
£11
Thursday 21/03
£8
Friday 22/03
£8
Saturday 23/03
£8
Sunday 24/03
£8
Monday 25/03
£13
Tuesday 26/03
£8
Wednesday 27/03
£8
Thursday 28/03
£8
Friday 29/03
£17
Saturday 30/03
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Reading to Birmingham

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Reading to Birmingham, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £7, Sunday is the cheapest day for a coach from Reading to Birmingham. Tuesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £8.
Night is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Reading to Birmingham, with £7. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £8.

How to save money travelling from Reading to Birmingham

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Reading to Birmingham in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Reading to Birmingham, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Reading to Birmingham are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Reading to Birmingham

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Reading to Birmingham from various bus operators like National Express, megabus or FlixBus for the next days.
  • FlixBus
    6h 20m
    04:40
    Reading
    University (Redlands Rd)
    11:00
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £7
  • megabus
    2h 25m
    01:05
    Reading
    Station North Interchange
    03:30
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    from £8
  • FlixBus
    7h 30m
    04:40
    Reading
    University (Redlands Rd)
    12:10
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £8
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    16:20
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    22:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £11
  • FlixBus
    6h 20m
    04:40
    Reading
    University (Redlands Rd)
    11:00
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £12
  • FlixBus
    6h 20m
    04:40
    Reading
    University (Redlands Rd)
    11:00
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £15
  • megabus
    7h 35m
    01:05
    Reading
    Station North Interchange
    08:40
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    from £16
  • megabus
    7h 35m
    01:05
    Reading
    Station North Interchange
    08:40
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    from £18
  • megabus
    7h 35m
    01:05
    Reading
    Station North Interchange
    08:40
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    from £19
  • megabus
    7h 35m
    01:05
    Reading
    Station North Interchange
    08:40
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    from £20
  • National Express
    5h 25m
    05:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    11:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £23
  • National Express
    7h 25m
    03:10
    Reading
    Central Station
    10:35
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    from £40
  • National Express
    6h 25m
    05:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    12:00
    Birmingham
    Bearwood
    National Express
    Economy
    from £46
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    06:25
    Reading
    Central Station
    12:00
    Birmingham
    Bearwood
    National Express
    Economy
    from £55

Frequency of bus connections between Reading and Birmingham

See here how frequent the connections between Reading and Birmingham are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 36 daily coaches from Reading to Birmingham. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 27 daily coaches between Reading and Birmingham.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 74 coaches from Reading to Birmingham, while Night sees the fewest connections between Reading and Birmingham, with 39 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Reading to Birmingham

These are the most booked bus companies between Reading to Birmingham from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Reading and Birmingham

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Reading and Birmingham.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Reading to Birmingham

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Reading to Birmingham? Or which bus companies serve the route Reading to Birmingham? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Reading to Birmingham bus

How much does a Reading - Birmingham coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Reading - Birmingham bus trip is available from £7 and takes 6h 20m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Reading to Birmingham?

The connection Reading to Birmingham is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £7 to £58. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Reading - Birmingham route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Reading to Birmingham is offered by roughly 28 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Birmingham from Reading take?

The quickest coach from Reading to Birmingham is provided by megabus and takes 2h 25m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £8. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Reading to Birmingham?

The earliest bus to Birmingham departs from Reading at 01:05. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Reading to Birmingham?

The latest bus to Birmingham departs from Reading at 22:05. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Reading - Birmingham route?

Passengers looking to travel from Reading to Birmingham can travel with National Express, megabus and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Reading and Birmingham?

You can check all the direct connections between Reading and Birmingham by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express, megabus and FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Birmingham from Reading?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Reading Birmingham bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Reading Birmingham bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Reading to Birmingham on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Reading to Birmingham

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Reading to Birmingham

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Reading to Birmingham for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Birmingham

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Reading to Birmingham for the next days.
  • CrossCountry
    1h 36m
    06:15
    Reading
    Central Station
    07:51
    Birmingham
    New Street
    CrossCountry
    Economy
    from £23
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    3h 54m
    03:54
    Reading
    Central Station
    07:48
    Birmingham
    New Street
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    Economy
    from £41
  • CrossCountry
    1h 36m
    06:15
    Reading
    Central Station
    07:51
    Birmingham
    New Street
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from £76
  • TfL Rail
    3h 54m
    06:53
    Reading
    Central Station
    10:47
    Birmingham
    New Street
    TfL Rail
    First Class
    from £110

More bus routes from Reading and Birmingham

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Reading and from Birmingham. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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