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Stansted to Reading bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$60.76
Shortest Duration2h 54m
Trips per day4
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Stansted to Reading cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Stansted to Reading were $60.76.

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

How long is the bus ride from Stansted to Reading?

The distance between Stansted and Reading is approximately 59.24 miles, or 95.31 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 54 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 bus from Stansted to Reading?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Stansted to Reading by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Stansted to Reading?

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Stansted to Reading, with an average of 4 trips per day and 4 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Stansted to Reading. Of the 4 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Stansted to Reading bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Stansted to Reading from $60.76. There are 4 trips per day offered by National Express from Stansted to Reading and you can expect on average to pay $60.76 for a National Express ticket to Reading. In Stansted, National Express departs to Reading from Stansted Airport, In Reading, National Express arrives at Reading Train Station,

An average trip on National Express from Stansted to Reading takes 3 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Reading in 2 hours and 54 minutes,

Avg. Time
3h 12m
Avg. Price
$60.76

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Reading depart from one main station in Stansted:
  • Stansted Airport
Buses from Stansted arrive in Reading at one main station:
  • Reading Train Station

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