• A Reading PLUSBUS ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on nearly all bus services, around the whole urban area of Reading, including Woodley, as defined by the travel zone diagram and interactive street map (below).

  • Interchange Rail Station(s):

    Reading (Station Approach), Reading West (Oxford Road).

  • Fares - day tickets:

    • Adult: £3
    • Child: £1.50
    • Railcard holder: £2
  • Fares - Season Tickets:

    Adult Price / Day
    7-days £15 £3
    Month £55 £2.75
    3-Months £150 £2.50
    Year £550 £2.29
    Child discount: half adult season ticket prices.
  • Travel map - shows where you can go:

    Click on the images (below) to see the area in which you can travel with a PLUSBUS ticket.

    Interactive Street map

    Shows roads, bus stops & bus departures

    Zone diagram (PDF)

    Shows main destinations.

  • Participating bus operators:

    Reading Buses (including: 'Fasttrack' & 'Greenwave', Night Bus services), Arriva, Thames Travel.

    Click on the operator names (above) to visit their websites, view route maps and timetables.

  • Excluded Services (of participating operators):

    Football special shuttle service F1.
  • To plan a local bus journey:

    or call 'traveline' on: 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 12p/min, plus your 'phone companies access charge).

  • Additional Information:

    Reading town bus map.

    Reading University, the Royal Berkshire Hospital and Madejski stadium are all located within the Reading PLUSBUS travel zone.


    Overnight Buses:

    A Reading PLUSBUS ticket is valid for overnight travel on 24-hour routes 17 (Tilehurst - Reading - Wokingham Road) and 21 (Reading Stn - University of Reading - Lower Earley).

  • Buy train & PLUSBUS tickets online now from: or or or any rail ticket retailing website.

  • Destination code (NLC):

    READING+BUS (J823).