Reading PlusBus

A Reading PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on nearly all bus services, around the urban area of Reading. This includes travel to/from the University of Reading, the Bulmershe Campus & Woodley, as shown by the travel maps (below).

Interchange stations

Reading (Station Approach), Reading West (Oxford Road).

Day prices:

Adult: £3.40

Child: £1.70

Railcard holder: £2.25

Season prices:

Adult Price / Day
7-days £15.00 £3.00
Month £57.00 £2.85
Quarter £155.00 £2.58
Annual £565.00 £2.35
Child discount: half adult season ticket prices.

Travel maps:

Click on the images (below) to see the area in which you can travel with a PlusBus ticket.

Interactive Street map

Shows roads, bus stops & bus routes

Zone diagram (PDF)

Shows main destinations.

Participating operators:

Reading Buses , Arriva, Courtney BusesThames Travel.

Click on the operator names to view route maps and timetables.


​Overnight buses - This ticket is valid for overnight travel on 24-hour routes: 17 (Tilehurst-Reading-Wokingham Rd) and 21 (Reading Stn-University-Lower Earley).

Excluded Services (of participating operators):

Winnersh Triangle Park & Ride service 500. To/From Mereoak Park & Ride. Football/Rugby and special event services F1, F2, F10, F11, F12, F13, F14, F20, F21, F22, F23, F24, F30, F31, F32, F33, R1, 97, 98, HR1, HR2, T1.

To plan local journeys:

Local attractions:

Cole Museum of Zoology
Madejski Stadium
Museum of English Rural Life
Teamworks Karting Reading

Reading University is in the Reading PlusBus travel zone.


Buy online from:

CrossCountry Trains or Great Western Railway or South Western Railway or any rail ticket retailing website.

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