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Trip Birmingham Reading

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Birmingham to Reading


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How to get from Birmingham to Reading?

We are suggesting 6 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Reading. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Birmingham Reading by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Birmingham and Reading on a map as well as the route Birmingham Reading and the different connecting points (Reading Railway Station, Reading - buses Railway Station, Reading West Railway Station, Tilehurst Railway Station, Birmingham International Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Birmingham Reading

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Reading (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 81 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Birmingham Reading is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Reading leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Reading will take place at Reading station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Birmingham-Reading.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Birmingham Reading only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Birmingham-Basingstoke.
You will board a coach of National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Basingstoke bus station (0.4 mi from Basingstoke, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Basingstoke.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Reading?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Birmingham-Reading with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Basingstoke to Reading with the train which leaves Basingstoke station to arrive at Reading railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Reading (81.4 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Basingstoke (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Oxford where the coach will drop you off at Oxford station situated at about 0.6 mi from Oxford city centre.

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Reading

When travelling from Reading to Birmingham by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Basingstoke located at 91 mi from Birmingham and 14 mi away from Reading, Oxford situated at 58 mi from Birmingham and at approximately 24 mi from Reading (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Reading or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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