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Green Line

Welcome to Green Line! We took over Green Line 702 from First Group in December 2017 after they withdrew from the service and we picked up the baton!

looking forward

We would really appreciate any customer feedback about the route to help us learn - you can email us at [email protected] with your thoughts on the route if you currently use it.


The initial timetables were deliberately kept similar to those which First operated previously. 

We have a few journeys to and from Reading. These are aimed at commuters and shoppers.

Download the Green Line 702/703 PDF

don't leave it to chance, get the app

As we seek to understand the timetables that we are running, we realise there may be parts of certain journeys that don't quite work for some people. For that reason, we have developed our own Green Line 702 app that will allow you to track your vehicle live and favourite your stops so you always know when your coach is coming. 

Go to 'Live Times' and select the stop you want to leave from - then select the journey you want and a map will appear with your buses moving around it! That way you can be sure that if your bus is a few minutes away on the display, it really is just around the corner!

Click the icon below for iOS or Android to download the app now!

button with text 'available on the app store'

button with text 'get it on Google play'

fares and ticketing

In the interest of keeping things simple, Green Line operates with standard Adult and Child fares - we will not be extending our Boost scheme to this service. Child fares will only be available for customers ages 5-15. 

more ways to pay

We like to make life easy here at Reading Buses, so our handy Green Line 702 app has mobile ticket (mTicket) availability meaning you can buy tickets on your phone! 

We will also be accepting contactless payments on board for fares of less than £30.

Use the handy fares table to find your single or return fares - travelling a lot with us? Get a season ticket on our app!

For single and return fares for Green Line 702, click here

For single and return fares for Green Line 703, click here!

Green Line season tickets

The tickets in the table below are only available from Green Line, but can be used on any Reading Buses or First Berkshire (excluding Heathrow) service. (Please note, the day and week options are also available from the First and Arriva travel shops in Slough and London Victoria). The tickets on our app may be cheaper! 

   All day  7 days  30 days  Annual
 adult  £20*  £60  £180  £1600
 child  £10*  £30*  n/a  n/a
*only available from the driver

Green Line group ticket

Can only be bought and used on green line 702 & 703 vehicles and is valid for up to four people travelling together - just £49 (just £40 on the app!), saving you up to 30%!

simplyNetwork (Berkshire) group ticket

Travel as a group and save on Green Line outside of London. Up to 4 people travel together (any combination of adults and children) for £15 before 9.30am Monday to Friday or £10 at all other times and on school and public holidays. This ticket is only valid for travel on Green Line 702 outside of London and on all Reading Buses services.  

Live Departures

Add favourites by selecting the star on a stop's departure board

Routes & times

Add favourites by selecting the star on a timetable