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Bristol to Reading

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How to get from Bristol to Reading?

We are suggesting 6 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Bristol 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:
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All modes of transport Bristol Reading

For your trip from Bristol (England, United Kingdom) to Reading (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 70 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.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Bristol-Reading that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Bristol. The bus will drop you off at Reading-Calcot bus station (3559.8 mi from Reading, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Reading.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Bristol-Reading.
The train Bristol Reading is a direct bound.
Trains of First Great Western to Reading leave from Bristol Temple Meads railway station in Bristol. Arrival in Reading will take place at Reading station (0.3 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Bristol and Reading?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Reading-Calcot (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Swindon (serving Swindon bus station at 320 mi from centre) and the city of Reading where the coach will drop you off at Reading station situated at about 0.6 mi from Reading city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Reading (70.2 mi)
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Bristol-Reading with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Reading at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Bristol or cities to visit near Reading

When travelling from Reading to Bristol by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Swindon located at 37 mi from Bristol and 35 mi away from Reading, Chippenham situated at 21 mi from Bristol and at approximately 50 mi from Reading, Didcot located at 59 mi from Bristol and 16 mi away from Reading (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Reading or back to Bristol, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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