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Reading - Philadelphia Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Reading to Philadelphia. Traveling by bus from Reading to Philadelphia usually takes around one hour and 35 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance48 mi (78 km)
Shortest duration1h 35m
Cheapest price$20.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Reading to Philadelphia?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus11h 35m$22.50
  • 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 $20, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Reading to Philadelphia if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 35 minutes to cover the 48 miles from Reading to Philadelphia. 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.

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

There is usually only one bus per day from Reading to Philadelphia. It leaves the station in Reading at 7:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

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

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Reading to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $15.00.

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. Head to Reading Terminal Market to fuel up for a night hitting the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line 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 bus leave from in Reading?

Main departure station: Fairground Square Mall

Most buses depart from the main station in Reading.

All bus stations in Reading:

  • Fairground Square Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?

Main arrival station: University City -- Ludlow St

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

All bus stations in Philadelphia:

  • University City -- Ludlow St

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