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Cambridge to Reading by bus

The journey from Cambridge to Reading by bus is 69.35 mi and takes 4 hr 37 min. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:35 AM and the last at 7:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Cambridge to Reading by bus for as little as $9.45 or as much as $68.97. The best price for this journey is $9.45.

Lowest Price$9.45
Journey Duration4 hr 37 min
Connection per Day17
Lowest Price$9.45
Highest Price$68.97
First Departure1:35 AM
Last Departure7:35 PM
Distance69.35 mi
CarriersFlixBus, National ExpressMore

Cambridge to Reading Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Reading
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Reading.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cambridge to Reading, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cambridge to Reading.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Reading

The cheapest Cambridge - Reading bus tickets can be found for as low as $14.05 if you’re lucky, or $34.87 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $62.59.

Find the best day to travel to Reading by bus

When travelling to Reading by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board FlixBus, National Express and Great Northern from Cambridge to Reading
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Cambridge to Reading CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cambridge to Reading?
A bus ticket from Cambridge to Reading is $54.17. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $9.45.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cambridge to Reading?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cambridge to Reading is $9.45. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cambridge and Reading by bus?
Cambridge to Reading is 69.35 mi.
How long does the bus between Cambridge and Reading take?
Cambridge to Reading is on average 4 hr 37 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Cambridge to Reading?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Reading is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, National Express, FLIXBUS UK LTD, Great Northern and Great Western Railway.
How many bus connections per day go from Cambridge to Reading?
Cambridge to Reading has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cambridge to Reading leave?
The earliest bus from Cambridge to Reading departs at 1:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cambridge to Reading depart?
The latest bus from Cambridge to Reading departs at 7:35 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cambridge to Reading in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $9.45 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge to Reading by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cambridge and Reading is 3 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cambridge to Reading?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cambridge and Reading.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cambridge to Reading by bus?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Reading creates 8.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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