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Welcome to your Woodley hub page

This is your guide to what's going on in Woodley for Reading Buses. On this page you can find out information on where in Woodley our buses go, what times they go, how much it costs and even what's going on in your area!

Bus times

When can I catch my bus?

Below outlines each route with a bit of detail - get your timetable for your route by clicking on the route numbers.

Premier Route 13

 

 

Premier Route 13 operates between Blagrave Street near the train station and Woodley Airfield calling at Bulmershe, Chequers and Woodley Green along the way. This route is also good for people wanting to get to Reading College and Bulmershe Sports Centre.

Premier Route 14



Premier Route 14 operates between Blagrave Street near the train station and Woodley (Vauxhall Drive) calling at Shepherd's Hill and Woodley Centre along the way. This route is also good for people wanting to get to Earley Power Station and Bulmershe Campus (University of Reading).   

Routes 19/19a




Routes 19&19a operate between Friar Street in Central Reading and Lower Earley - 19 via Rushey Way, 19a via Silverdale Road - calling at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and Woodley on the way.

These routes are good for people wanting to go to Reading University Main Campus (Earley Gate), University of Reading Bulmershe Campus, Bulmershe School, Woodley Centre, Headley Park and Asda in Lower Earley.
Please be aware that both services do not always operate the full route - please check the timetables for more details.

Bus maps

Where can I get my bus from and where do they go?

Click the ovals below to find the map for where you can get on and off in Central Reading as well as a map of the route that shows each stop by name.


Fares

How much is my journey?

Woodley sits in the simplyReading area of our network which keeps them in line with our standard fares. Our fares panel is below - we have included the simplyNetwork fares in case you want to explore further afield!

simplyReading fares available from your driver

   Single  Return  All Day  7 Day
 Adult  £1.80  £3.40   £4.00  £14.00
 Child  £1.30  £2.20  £2.20  £11.00*

*Please note, the child weekly ticket is only available to load onto a READI-id smartcard. For more information on READI-id click here

simplyReading fares available to load onto your simplyBus smartcard

   7 Day    30 Day  90 Day  365 Day
 Adult  £14.00**  £55.00  £150.00  £500.00
 Child  £11.00**  £40.00  £110.00  n/a

The simplyReading fares shown above can only be obtained by using a simplyBus or READI-id smartcard at our online shop or by going to the Travel Centre in the Broad Street Mall.
**The 7 day fares are also available from your driver.

simplyNetwork fares available from your driver and to load onto your simplyBus smartcard

   All Day  7 Day   30 Day  90 Day  365 Day
 Adult  £8.50***  £22.00  £86.00  £235.00  £800.00
 Child  £5.50***  £17.00  £62.00  £165.00  n/a

***Only available from your driver
All child period fares of 7 days and above are only available to load onto a READI-id smartcard at our online shop or by going to the Travel Centre in the Broad Street Mall. 
All adult period fares of 7 days and above are only available to load onto a simplyBus smartcard at our online shop or by going to the Travel Centre in the Broad Street Mall.

Easysaver 10

10 single trips within the simplyReading boundary for only £16. This gives you 10 journeys for better than the price of 9!

The Easysaver 10 is perfect for the occasional traveller, allowing you to do single trips for less than a standard single. This can be bought as a smartcard product from our online shop or at the Travel Centre in the Broad Street Mall.

£1 anywhere in Woodley!   

Don't forget, that we operate a special £1 single fare within Woodley itself, so you can get to and from the shops, bars and other places cheaply.

This fare is available to buy from your driver for adults and children on Premier Routes 13 & 14 as well as routes 19 & 19a.
It is valid for a single journey anywhere within Woodley up to and including the boundaries at London Road/The Drive (on routes 13 and 14), or Earley Cross Roads or Loddon Bridge Road (on routes 19/19a).

Why not hop on the bus to travel to the events below?

 

Woodley Events

What's happening in Woodley?

Weekly Market

Every Saturday, Woodley Town Centre plays host to a weekly market. Here you can find all manner of bargains and great products, from books and clothes, to fresh produce and plants. The market begins at 9am and runs until 3pm January to March and until 4pm April to December. For more information go to the Woodley Town Cente website

Bi-monthly car boot sale

The second and fourth Sunday of every month are the times to hunt for bargains in the Woodley car boot sale. From 8am to 1pm, see if you can 'do a David Dickinson'! For more information and to find out how to book a spot, go to the Woodley Town Centre website 

Monthly Farmer's Market

If its fresh farm foods that you are after, what better place to go to than the monthly Farmer's Market. Occuring every third Wednesday of the Month from 9am to 1.30pm, this is the place to come to for local fresh dairy products, meat, fruit and vegetables. There are also local craft stalls to browse whilst counting your carrots. For more information go to the Woodley Town Cente website