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Further afield by bus and coach

Exploring the local area (and further) couldn't be easier by bus and coach! We offer three services that take you away from the Reading urban area - but there are many more buses and operators around Reading - below tells you about just a few of them.


jetblack 1 is our award-winning service running between Newbury and Reading. Boasting free WiFi, next stop announcements and comfy seats, you really can sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.
Get the times for jet black 1
Have a look at the full route map.

Your lime 2 & 2a runs between Peppard Common to the north of the town and Mortimer to the south. Using ultra-clean gas powered vehicles, the lime services also provide a link to AWE in Tadley.
Providing a much-needed link between the outlying north and south regions and the town centre, the lime services aim to give you a fresher way of getting into Reading.
Get the lime bus times.
Check out the lime map.

If you want to go to Spencers Wood, Swallowfield and Riseley during the evenings and Sunday daytimes, we also run service 82 & 82k.
You can still get to these areas outside of these times with Fleet Buzz who run the daytime and Saturday 72 & 82 services - more information on their routes is given below.

A full list of our routes can be found here

Other companies

Other bus companies also operate from Reading to the surrounding area, so if you want to get to Bracknell, Wokingham, Farnborough or High Wycombe, see the links below for other operators services.

Wokingham and Bracknell by First - Route 90

Wallingford and Oxford by Thames Travel - Route X39 & X40

Arborfield and Wokingham by Thames Travel - Route 144

Henley-on-Thames and High Wycombe by Arriva - Route 800 & 850

Fleet and Farnborough by Fleet Buzz - Routes 72 & 82

National services:

If you want to get away from it all, there are national services that run from Calcot Sainsbury's - why not use jet black 1 or yellow 26 to connect to these operators?

National Express - from Calcot Sainsbury's

Megabus - from Calcot Sainsbury's