greenwave fares

Greenwave is run by us on behalf of Reading Borough Council so have their own fares. For further information on greenwave, click here.

For park & ride fares, please click here

on the day fares - buy from the driver (or the app) 

adult fares

   single  day return  all day   7 day
cash/contactless  £2*  £3.50 £4  N/A
 app  £2  n/a £4  £15
*£1.70 each way between Kennet Island and Central Reading.

Boost fares (18 & under)

   single  day return  all day   7 day
 cash/contactless  £1.30  £2  £2.50  N/A
app  n/a  n/a  £2.50  £11

2together

Buy before 9.30am on weekdays and travel as a pair for just £5 return.

group return

Up to 5 people (maximum 3 adults) travelling together for just £4.50 return. Available after 9.30am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday. Not valid for football or rugby matches.

greensaver 12

12 single journeys for just £20 - great for the occasional traveller.

advance fares

greenwave specific tickets

The tickets in this section are for use on greenwave buses only. 

greensaver - for occasional users

Mutilple single journeys at a discounted price. Each time you travel it deducts one journey from your smartcard. There's no expiry so it's perfect for occasional travellers. 

  greensaver 10 greensaver 20 greensaver 40   
online £14.30 £28.30 £55.50 buy now
bus shop £14.30 £28.30 £55.50 see more

greenpass - for regular commuters

  30 days 90 days  
online £53.50 £150.40 buy now
bus shop £53.50 £150.40 see more

Reading Buses tickets

For those that need to connect to greenwave from other services. For full Reading Buses advance fares click here

adult fares

  simplyReading 7 day* simplyReading 30 day* simplyNetwork 7 day^ simplyNetwork 30 day^  
online £15 £57 £20 £75 buy now
app £15 £57 £19.50 £75 see more
bus shop £17 £61 £21 £80 see more
*Valid on all buses in the simplyReading area. ^Valid on all buses in the simplyNetwork area.

Boost (18s & under) fares

  simplyReading 7 day* simplyReading 30 day* simplyNetwork 7 day^ simplyNetwork 30 day^  
online £11 £42 £16 £61 buy now
app £11 £42 £16 £61 see more
bus shop £12 £43 £17 £62 see more
*Valid on all buses in the simplyReading area. ^Valid on all buses in the simplyNetwork area.