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Coach travel to Reading, UK

Coach travel from Luton Airport to Reading

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Duration: 2 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 2 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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We are currently operating a reduced network and, unfortunately, are not running services on this route at the moment.

Please use our interactive Route Map to see which stops we are serving and how they connect. We are continuing to review our timetables and will add more routes and stops as travel needs increase.

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Coach from Luton to Reading in 2 hours (fastest journey)

Head home from the airport or visit one of England's most pleasant towns with ease thanks to National Express. You can travel to Reading on coaches running day and night.

Plus, with a guaranteed seat when you book, a free Wi-Fi service, and a generous luggage allowance, you can travel in style for less.

Departing from Luton Airport

Our coaches travelling from Luton Airport arrive in Reading up to 2 times a day.

But before you leave, remember Luton Airport is packed with facilities to enjoy. Within a five-minute walk of the terminal, you'll find eateries, supermarkets, newsagents and more to ensure the start of your journey is a good one.

Take a look at our Luton Airport facilities page for more information.

Arriving in Reading

Our stop at Reading Rail Station is in an excellent location, right in the heart of the town centre.

So whether you're heading home using further public transport links, or exploring this fantastic English town, you can get around easily after your coach journey.

Luton to Reading route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Luton Airport London (LTN)
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Heathrow Airport London T2,3 (LHR)
  • Heathrow Airport London T5 (LHR)
  • Reading Station
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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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