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Coaches from Philadelphia to Reading

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Philadelphia to Reading. Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to Reading usually takes around one hour and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance48 mi (78 km)
Shortest duration1h 45m
Cheapest price£18.44
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Philadelphia to Reading?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Philadelphia to Reading. OurBus is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus11h 45m£18.44
  • OurBus

    OurBus

    OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from £18, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Reading if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Philadelphia to Reading during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 45 minutes to cover the 48 miles from Philadelphia to Reading. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for coach trips from Philadelphia to Reading."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Philadelphia?

There is usually only one coach per day from Philadelphia to Reading. It leaves the station in Philadelphia at 16:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coach departures serve Reading each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Philadelphia to Reading. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Reading; ticket prices start at £24.34.

City Information

Philadelphia

We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?

Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Fuel up at the Reading Terminal Market or Italian Market, both offering fresh food from local vendors, to prepare for a night hitting up the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line up South Street.

Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Philadelphia?

Departure stations

Most coaches depart from the main station in Philadelphia.

All coach stations in Philadelphia:

  • University City -- Ludlow St

Where does the coach arrive in Reading?

Arrival stations

All coaches from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Reading.

Coach stations in Reading:

  • Fairground Square Mall

Need a return trip from Reading to Philadelphia?

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