Reading FC vs Port Vale

2 months ago Mon 19th Feb 2024

After their 4-1 loss to Portsmouth at the weekend, Reading FC head back home to once again face Port Vale FC in a Tuesday evening matchup, kick-off time 8pm. Hoping to turn things around and pick up some always-needed points, it is sure to be an exciting game! We'll be running all of our football buses to help you get to the game in time for the start.

Buses to the game – all services running

Our full range of football buses are running, meaning you can catch our town centre shuttle, park and rides and the urban services to the match.

To find your service to the stadium, click here for maps and timetables.


There are different fares depending on which service you use and where you get on. Head over to the football fares page for full details once you know which bus you need. Below is how much it costs to get on the F1 shuttle from Reading Station. 

Reading Station to the Stadium - F1 shuttle




 single fare



 adult and under 19s



concessionary pass holders



Please note tap on tap off, All-Bus, simplyReading, simplyReading and Wokingham and simplyNetwork tickets cannot be used on our football buses. Concessionary passes are also not accepted on the F1 shuttle, however, pass holders can buy a return for £2 on the production of a valid concessionary pass. Free travel Saturdays in Wokingham, Bracknell Forest and West Berkshire council areas does not include our football services.

Football bus changes

Recently we have made some changes to our football buses. Routes F11, F13 and F24 no longer run and we have changed the route of the F14 to now serve Caversham Park. Alternative bus routes can be found in the table below or for full information, click here.

F11 Fans should use F10 which runs along the same route as the F11
F13 Fans should use the F14 service which has been rerouted to serve Caversham Park. Please note that F14 does not stop at Fraser Avenue, Kiln Road, Cavendish Road, Barnard Close and Aerial View.
F14 This route now additionally serves Caversham Park. It also no longer serves Dunsden Green
F24 Fans should use F23 for stops in Purley or F22 for stops in Tilehurst