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your night buses

Night out? All claret 21 and purple 17 buses run 24/7, so you enjoy your night out without having to worry about getting the last bus home. It's only £6 for a group ticket for up to 4 people* so you can get to town with your mates for just 75p each way! Feel safe and comfortable by letting our professional drivers take you to and from the heart of campus.

*After 6pm, weekends, public and school holidays. It's £9 at all other times.

Fares

It's only £2.70 for a whole days travel with our Boost day ticket. You can use the bus all day until 4am with your ticket! 

Group of you? It's only £6* for a group ticket for up to four people all night long!

*After 6pm, weekends, public and school holidays. It's £9 at all other times.

buses to campus

Click here to find the timetables and live route map for each night bus service. 

claret 21, 21a Reading Station to Lower Earley
via University, Asda (Lower Earley) and Rushey Way
purple 17 Wokingham Road (Three Tuns) to Tilehurst (Water Tower)
via Cemetery Junction, Central Reading and Oxford Road

Claret and purple buses are 24/7- there's never a last bus!

don't live on campus?

emerald 5, 6, 6a Reading Station to Northumberland Avenue
via Whitely Street and Corbridge Road
orange 13 Reading Station to Reading Station
via Bulmershe, Woodley, Shepherd's Hill and Reading Station
yellow 26 Reading Station to Calcot (IKEA)
via Southcote, Ford's Farm and Beansheaf

Emerald and yellow buses run all through the night - there's no last bus!

where's my stop?

Find your closest bus stop here

 

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