More park & ride choices from 25 November

7 months ago Thu 16th Nov 2023

Starting Saturday 25 November, we are pleased to announce that our customers will have two new park & ride options to choose from in the lead-up to Christmas and into 2024.

On Saturday 25 November, our Winnersh Triangle park & ride 500 route will return, running on Saturdays only between Winnersh Triangle park & ride and Reading town centre.

On Monday 27 November, the new Coppid Beech park & ride site will open. This site is conveniently located on our lion 4/X4 route between Wokingham and Bracknell at the junction with the A329(M) and London Road.

Winnersh Triangle park & ride 500

Operating on Saturdays only from Saturday 25 November, the Winnersh Triangle park & ride 500 route will run every 20 minutes between the Winnersh Triangle park & ride sitde and Central Reading, stopping at Eldon Road (for Royal Berkshire Hospital), Huntley & Palmers, Minster St (stop MQ), St Mary’s Butts (stop CS) and Reading Station (Blagrave St stop EO).

Parking costs £1 all day and is purchasable on the bus when boarding. This £1 charge also includes concessionary pass holders. You need to register your vehicle at the machines in the car park before boarding the bus.

Adult single tickets on the bus are £2 with return tickets costing £4. Boost single tickets cost £1.50 and a return costs £2.80. For groups travelling together, a special family 5 ticket is available on the bus, allowing  which allows up to 3 adults and 2 children to travel together people for just £8 with parking included.

You can also use this ticket to return on the lion 4/X4 from Reading if you need to stay in town later than the last Winnersh Triangle park & ride 500 bus.

Please note that this route is not included in the free travel Saturdays funded by Wokingham Council during November and December.

Winnersh Triangle park & ride site can be found on your sat nav using postcode RG41 5RD.

For more details on the service and site, click here.

Coppid Beech park & ride

Our lion 4 / X4 route serve Coppid Beech park & ride at the Keephatch Gardens stop. Buses on lion 4 / X4 run up to every 20 minutes in both directions towards Wokingham and Bracknell. Journey time is around 10 minutes to Wokingham and 15 minutes on lion X4 / 20 minutes on lion 4 to Bracknell.

Parking at Coppid Beech costs £1.50 for up to 4 hours and £3.00 for over 4 hours and needs to be purchased from the machines in the car park before boarding the bus.

On the bus, all of our great value on the day tickets are available for purchase from Coppid Beech; including our Adult £2 singles and all day tickets. On weekdays after 9.30 and all day Weekends and Public Holidays a special family 5 ticket is also available which allows up to 3 adults and 2 children to travel together. This ticket is priced at £6.60 for journeys to Wokingham and £8 to Bracknell. The ticket does not include parking which needs to be purchased before travelling.

The Coppid Beech park & ride site can be found on your sat nav using postcode RG40 1LH.

For more details on the service and site, click here.

timetables

Click here to view the timetable for Winnersh park & ride 500

Click here to view the timetable for the lion 4 / X4