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Travelling by bus

How often do buses run?

Bus services in the Earley area are provided by Reading Buses. Many services provide buses every 20 minutes into Reading town centre. From the Three Tuns Cross Roads, there is a bus roughly every 5 minutes into Reading.

From Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride, an express bus service departs every 15 minutes. Journey times to Reading town centre are less than 15 minutes.

How do I know where to catch the bus and when it will arrive? 

  • Reading Buses new mobile application is a great way to find your local bus stop, plan your journey and see when your next bus will actually arrive
  • See our Buses page for more information on routes and times of the 21, 19c, 17 and Leopard 3/10 services to Reading, including links to timetables or use the My Journey Planner to plan your route
  • Visit Reading Buses live map  for further information
  • Download our public transport map and guide for further information under Related Downloads

How can I pay?

Paying for the bus couldn’t be easier, all Reading Buses services now accept contactless payments as well as exact change or payment through their app. The average adult fare for travelling from in and around Earley, Shinfield, Woodley and Reading is £4.00 a day.

Click here for further information on fares.