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Birmingham to Reading

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2 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Reading by train, car, bus

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How to go from Birmingham to Reading ?

Trip Birmingham Reading

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance81 mi
Direct lineYes

Reading is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Birmingham to Reading transport offers? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Reading from Birmingham Fill in the date of your trip to Reading and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Birmingham - Reading offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, MegaBus, First Great Western, Blablacar or National Express to reach Reading.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Birmingham to Reading bus

Unfortunately, there is no direct bus route Birmingham Reading and there is no way to get you to Reading from Birmingham only by bus. You will have to take other means of transport: ridesharing and train.

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

You will have to arrive at your Birmingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Train Birmingham to Reading

Is it possible to go directly by train from Birmingham to Reading?

Yes, it is possible to go from Birmingham to Reading by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-Reading train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Birmingham Reading

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Birmingham and Reading with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Birmingham Reading railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Birmingham Reading

Railway stations from Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Reading

  • Reading

Carpool from Birmingham to Reading

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Birmingham-Reading with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Birmingham to Reading, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Reading rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Reading.

Before you book your Birmingham-Reading ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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