Reading is within the Reading Borough council area, a sample local postcode is RG1 1HE. Its population is roughly 225,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Reading.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 193 local bus services from Reading, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Reading.

Train Services

  Train Services
There is a train station nearby.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Reading.


A map of Reading can be found here. To buy local maps of Reading click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Reading.


Various accommodation is available local to Reading such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Reading is an access point for a long distance walk, details here.

Local hospitals with transport services include:
    Reading, Oxford Road Battle Hospital
    Reading, Royal Berkshire Hospital
Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Reading from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Reading are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Reading's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Reading

Map of Bus services from Reading Map of bus services from Reading 

Destinations by direct local bus from Reading.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Reading:

   Reading, Abbey School
   Oxford, Abingdon Road
   London, Albert Hall
   Bracknell, Amen Corner
   Arborfield Cross
   Arborfield Garrison
   Theale, Arlington Business Park
   Lower Earley, ASDA
   Tadley, AWE
   Oxford, Banbury Road Oxford High Schoo
   Basildon Park
   Reading, Basingstoke Road
   Reading, Bath Road
   Beale Wildlife Park
   Tilehurst, Bear Inn
   Beech Hill
   Burchetts Green, Berkshire College Of
   Binfield Heath
   Sonning, Bluecoat School
   Brimpton Common
   Burghfield Common
   Burghfield Hill
   Bracknell, Bus Station
   High Wycombe, Bus Station
   Slough, Bus Station
   Calcot Row
   California Country Park
   California Crossroads
   Bulmershe, Campus
   Cane End
   Reading, Castle Hill
   Reading, Caversham Bridge
   Caversham Heights
   Caversham Park
   Reading, Caversham Road
   Reading, Cemetery Junction
   Heathrow Airport, Central Bus Station
   Chalkhouse Green
   Chazey Heath
   Sonning Common, Chiltern Edge School
   Reading, Christchurch Gardens
   Reading, Coley Park
   Thatcham, Colthrop
   Wallingford, Community Hospital
   London, Compass Centre
   Reading, Corbridge Road
   Crays Pond
   Crowmarsh Gifford
   Davis Street
   Reading, Dee Road Estate
   Purley on Thames, Denefield School
   High Wycombe, Desborough Avenue
   Dunsden Green
   Edneys Hill
   Elvetham Heath
   Emmer Green
   Reading, Erleigh Road
   Lower Assendon, Fair Mile Hospital
   Reading, Fords Farm
   Oxford, Gloucester Green Bus Station
   Golden Balls
   Goring, Goring and Streatley Rail Stat
   Goring Heath
   Grazeley Green
   Great Hollands
   Windsor, Great Park
   Reading, Green Park
   Hare Hatch
   Hartley Wintney
   Hazeley Bottom
   Hazeley Heath
   Headington, Headington School
   Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital
   Henley on Thames, Henley College
   Henley on Thames
   Henley Road
   Kensington, High Street
   High Wycombe
   Wallingford, Hithercroft Industrial Es
   Finchampstead, Hogwood Lane Industrial
   Wokingham, Holt School
   Wokingham, Hospital
   Huntercombe End
   London, Hyde Park Corner
   Reading, International Business Park
   Bracknell, Jennetts Park
   Bracknell, John Nike Leisure Centre
   Reading, Kendrick Road
   Reading, Kennet Island
   Kensington Olympia
   Wokingham, Kiln Green
   Windsor, King Edward VII Hospital
   Reading, Kings Meadow
   Reading, Kings Meadow Tesco
   London, Knightsbridge
   Maidenhead, Knowl Hill
   Langley Common
   Langley Hill
   Woodcote, Langtree School
   Windsor, Legoland
   Reading, Leighton Park School
   Ascot, Licensed Victuallers School
   Little Heath
   Littlewick Green
   Loddon Bridge
   Loddon Court Farm
   Wokingham, London Road
   Lower Basildon
   Lower Caversham
   Lower Earley
   Lower Padworth
   Lower Shiplake
   Reading, Madejski Stadium
   Maiden Erlegh
   Marlow Bottom
   Martins Heron
   Matthews Green
   Reading, Meadway
   Woolhampton, Midgham
   Mortimer West End
   Reading, Napier Road
   Reading, New Lane Hill
   Nine Mile Ride
   Tilehurst, Norcot
   Norcot Junction
   North Ascot
   North Earley
   North End
   North Stoke
   Reading, Northumberland Avenue
   Nuneham Courtenay
   Oakley Wood
   Old Warren
   Twyford, Orchard Estate
   Reading, Oxford Road
   Reading, Oxford Road Battle Hospital
   Padworth Common
   Reading, Palmer Park
   Peppard Common
   Phoenix Green
   Play Hatch
   Bracknell, Popeswood
   Port Hill
   Preston Crowmarsh
   Pangbourne, Primary School
   Windsor, Princess Margaret Hospital
   Reading, Prospect Park
   Purley on Thames
   Henley on Thames
   Winnersh Triangle
   Reading, Rivermead
   Rotten Green
   Reading, Royal Berkshire Hospital
   Calcot, Sainsburys
   Winnersh, Sainsburys
   Little Heath, School
   Shinfield, School Green
   Reading, Shinfield Park
   Reading, Shinfield Road
   Shiplake Cross
   Shiplake Row
   Langley, Slough Grammar School
   Sonning Common
   South Lake
   Bracknell, Southern Industrial Area
   Spencers Wood
   Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5
   Heathrow Airport, Terminals 1-3
   Wokingham, Tesco
   Reading, Thames Valley Park
   Reading, The Mount
   Theale, Theale Green School
   Thorpe Park
   Three Mile Cross
   Reading, Tilehurst Road
   Windsor, Trevelyan School
   Reading, Turnhams Farm
   Newbury, Turnpike Estate
   Reading, University
   Upper Basildon
   Upper Wargrave
   London, Victoria
   London, Victoria Green Line Coach Stat
   Riseley, Wellington Country Park
   Thatcham, West Berkshire Community Hos
   Reading, West Rail Station
   Bracknell, Western Industrial Area
   Reading, Westwood Glen
   Whistley Green
   Reading, Whiteknights
   Reading, Whitley Street
   Reading, Whitley Wood
   Reading, Wokingham Road
   Reading, Worton Grange

Destinations by direct train from Reading. (for rail bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the train service from Reading:

   Cardiff, Central Rail Station
   Glasgow, Central Rail Station
   Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Rail Stat
   Warrington, Central Rail Station
   Dorking, Deepdene Rail Station
   Didcot, Didcot Parkway Rail Station
   Goring, Goring and Streatley Rail Stat
   Bramley, HAMP Rail Station
   Hayes, Hayes and Harlington Rail Stati
   Edinburgh, Haymarket Rail Station
   Birmingham, International Rail Station
   Wakefield, Kirkgate Rail Station
   Woolhampton, Midgham Rail Station
   Nailsea, Nailsea and Backwell Rail Sta
   Birmingham, New Street Rail Station
   Newport, NEWP Rail Station
   Wigan, North Western Rail Station
   London, Paddington Rail Station
   Bodmin, Parkway Rail Station
   Port Talbot, Parkway Rail Station
   Pembrey, Pembrey and Burry Port Rail S
   Manchester, Piccadilly Rail Station
   Newbury, Racecourse Rail Station
   Berwick upon Tweed
   Bristol Parkway
   Burton upon Trent
   Castle Cary
   Clapham Junction
   Ealing Broadway
   East Croydon
   Gatwick Airport
   Great Bedwyn
   Haywards Heath
   Henley on Thames
   Leamington Spa
   Malvern Link
   Great Malvern
   Martins Heron
   Moreton in Marsh
   Newton Abbot
   North Camp
   St Austell
   St Erth
   Stoke on Trent
   Tiverton Parkway
   Virginia Water
   Weston Super Mare
   West Drayton
   Winnersh Triangle
   Worcester, Shrub Hill Rail Station
   Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway
   Exeter, St Davids Rail Station
   Bristol, Temple Meads Rail Station
   Kensington Olympia
   London, Waterloo Rail Station
   Edinburgh, Waverley Rail Station
   Dorking, West Rail Station
   Reading, West Rail Station

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Blagrave Street  Blagrave Street, Valpy Street 25 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Bridge Street  Bridge Street, Fobney Street 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Castle Street  Castle Street, adj Cusden Walk 13 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Cheapside  Cheapside, opp Broad Street Mall, Oxford Road 14 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Kings Road Duke Street  Kings Road, Abbey Square 26 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre King Street  King Street, adj Mothercare 
 Reading, Eldon Road  Eldon Road, Kings Court, Kings Road 16 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Greyfriars Road  Greyfriars Road, Sackville Street 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Friar Street  Friar Street, Blagrave Street 24 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Gun Street  Gun Street, Bridge Street 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Huntley and Palmers  Huntley and Palmers, Gasworks Road, Kings Road 16 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre London Street Foot  London Street Foot, South Street 13 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Market Place  Market Place, adj Nat West 17 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Minster Street  Minster Street, Earley Place 15 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Oxford Road  Cheapside, o/sTesco, Oxford Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Forbury Road  Forbury Road, Opp Apex Plaza 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Reading RailAir  Reading RailAir, Adj Reading Station RailAir, Forbury Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre St Marys Butts  St Marys Butts, adj St Marys Church 25 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Station Road  Station Road, Opp Square PH 25 
 Reading, Reading College  Reading College, Montague Street, Kings Road 15 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Vastern Road Railway Bridge  Vastern Road Railway Bridge, Forbury Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre West Street  West Street, Oxford Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Oracle Riverside  Oracle Riverside, QR, Queens Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Station Hill  Station Hill, adj Railway Line 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Valpy Street  Valpy Street, opp Reading Museum 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Old Bus Station  Old Bus Station, Station Hill 
 Reading, Station North Interchange  Station North Interchange, Reading Station North Entrance, Bagnall Way 
 Reading, Nags Head  Nags Head, Nags Head PH, Russell Street 
 Reading, The Rose and Thistle  The Rose and Thistle, The Rose and Thistle PH, Argyle Road 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre South West Interchange  South West Interchange, Phoenix House, Station Hill 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Kenavon Drive  Kenavon Drive 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre The Meridian  The Meridian, Kenavon Drive 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Forbury Retail Park  Forbury Retail Park, Kenavon Drive 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Reading Buses Depot  Reading Buses Depot, Great Knollys Street 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Chatham Street Layby  Chatham Street Layby 
 Reading, Reading Town Centre Cheapside TS  Cheapside TS, Temporary Stop 

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