Cardiff to Reading bus

Cardiff - Reading bus information

Cardiff Reading bus map

Bus Time 4h56m
Origin Cardiff, Wales
Destination Reading, England
Distance 96 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from €9.98
Bus operators: National Express, FlixBus
  • Many companies offer bus tickets from Cardiff (Wales) to Reading (England): National Express, FlixBus. The coach services on board and the luggage restrictions will vary depending on the company.
  • The cheapest ticket found comparing the different operators to travel by bus for the next month is from £9.98. If you compare with the fares of travelling by plane and trains to Reading from Cardiff, you will see that coach services are usually a great way to make savings.
  • The bus duration will vary depending on the operator but coach services take on average 4h56m to cover the 96 miles. Taking the bus from Cardiff to Reading is longer than other travel options but you should make savings.

Best prices for bus tickets Cardiff - Reading

from £38.00 MORE 5h38m
from €9.98 MORE 4h51m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £23.00 MORE 2h00m

Prices calendar to travel between Cardiff and Reading

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Reading by coach, train, carsharing and flights.

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National Express£58

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FlixBus--

National Express£48

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National Express£48

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National Express£45

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bus times Cardiff - Reading

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Reading

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
13:10
Reading station
18:26
5h16m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
14:35
Reading station
20:05
5h30m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
16:20
Reading station
21:20
5h00m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
23:40
Reading station
06:18
6h38m National Express
Tomorrow
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
05:25
Reading station
10:51
5h26m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
06:25
Reading station
12:01
5h36m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
07:30
Reading station
13:11
5h41m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
08:40
Reading station
13:46
5h06m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
13:10
Reading station
18:26
5h16m National Express
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
14:35
Reading station
20:05
5h30m National Express
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 8 services are being operated today and 8 tomorrow. The first bus Cardiff to Reading departs at 05:25. The last one leaves at 23:40. Coach companies may vary the first and last departure hours depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a popular event.

Best time to book a Cardiff - Reading bus

Bus fare depending on when you buy your ticket

90

60

30

15

£57

7

£63

3

£54

1

£64

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can notice in the chart above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Cardiff to Reading tend to increase as the date gets closer. Purchasing your coach in advance will enable you to save money as well as avoiding missing the bus because it is full. It is 16% cheaper to get your coach 1 day in advance (from £54) as opposed to on the day you're travelling (from £64).

The figures take into account the best tickets found, when booking in advance versus on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from Cardiff to Reading

Gopili compares prices to help you find cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Reading for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Reading Cardiff bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£43.00 28/07/2022 08:40 National Express 3 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£43.00 28/07/2022 06:25 National Express 3 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£43.00 26/07/2022 08:40 National Express 5 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£45.00 31/07/2022 05:40 National Express 23 hours ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£45.00 27/07/2022 08:40 National Express 4 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£45.00 27/07/2022 06:25 National Express 4 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£45.00 27/07/2022 16:20 National Express 4 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£45.00 25/07/2022 16:20 National Express 6 days ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£48.00 31/07/2022 16:20 National Express 23 hours ago
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
Reading
station
£48.00 30/07/2022 16:20 National Express 1 day ago

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