Bus from Reading to Southampton

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Facts about the bus from Reading to Southampton

Cheapest Bus$35.44
Fastest Bus4h 30m
Earliest Bus9:50 AM
Latest Bus5:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance42.3 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express
Do you want to travel by bus from Reading to Southampton?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Reading and arriving in Southampton and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Reading Southampton bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Reading and Southampton which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Southampton, alternative destinations from Reading, and the most popular airport shuttles from Southampton.

The cheapest bus routes from Reading to Southampton


No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    1:50 PM
    Duration 5h 30m
    7:20 PM
  • National Express
    9:50 AM
    Duration 4h 30m
    2:20 PM
  • National Express
    5:50 PM
    Duration 5h 0m
    10:50 PM

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Bus Reading to Southampton: Further Information

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By the way: For the Reading Southampton bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
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Bus stops in Reading and Southampton

Brintons Road , SO14 0PD Southampton (United Kingdom)
Harbour Parade 2, SO15 2PU Southampton (United Kingdom)
Town Quay , SO14 2AQ Southampton (United Kingdom)
SO14 2DA Southampton (United Kingdom)
Britannia Rd , SO14 5FP Southampton (United Kingdom)
Highfield Campus Interchange , SO17 1HE Southampton (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the bus route Reading to Southampton

How much does a Reading Southampton bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $35.44. Compare offers to save money!

How long does a bus journey from Reading to Southampton take?

The fastest bus from Reading to Southampton starts at 4h 30m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Reading to Southampton?

The earliest bus arriving in Southampton from Reading starts at 9:50 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Reading to Southampton?

The latest bus trip departing from Reading for Southampton starts at 5:50 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Is there a direct bus from Reading to Southampton?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections for the Reading Southampton bus route. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Southampton from Reading.

What can I take with me on the Reading to Southampton bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Reading Southampton bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Reading Southampton bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Reading to Southampton on your planned travel date.

Compare Reading and Southampton

A cab ride in Reading is 46% more expensive than in Southampton.
A bus fare in Reading is 24% cheaper than in Southampton.
A large beer in Reading is 12% more expensive than in Southampton.
A bottle of water in Reading is 49% cheaper than in Southampton.
A meal in Reading is 44% more expensive than in Southampton.

Bus routes from Reading and Southampton

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