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Leicester to Reading coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£20.75
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day19
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a coach ticket from Leicester to Reading cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Leicester to Reading were £53.86.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Reading is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Leicester to Reading?

The distance between Leicester and Reading is approximately 82.05 miles, or 132.01 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 5 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Leicester to Reading?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Leicester to Reading by coach is at 00:00 on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Wednesday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Leicester to Reading?

On average there are 19 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Leicester to Reading, with an average of 19 trips per day and 19 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Leicester to Reading. Of the 19 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Leicester to Reading start at £44.79.

1 carriers offer Leicester to Reading coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Leicester to Reading from £20.75. There are 19 National Express schedules from Leicester to Reading and you can expect on average to pay £53.86 for a National Express ticket to Reading. In Leicester, National Express departs to Reading from St. Margaret's Bus Station and 1 other station. In Reading, National Express arrives at Station Rd (Stop SD) and 3 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Leicester to Reading takes 5 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Reading in 4 hours and 20 minutes,

Avg. Time
5h 42m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to Reading will depart from these stations in Leicester:
  • St. Margaret's Bus Station
  • Narborough Rd
Coaches arrive in Reading at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Reading for trips arriving from Leicester:
  • Station Rd (Stop SD)
  • RBH Main Entrance
  • Christchurch Green
  • Reading Train Station

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