A Reading PLUSBUS ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on nearly all bus services, around the urban area of Reading. This includes travel to/from the University of Reading, the Bulmershe Campus & Woodley, as shown by the travel maps (below).

Interchange stations

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

Day prices:

Adult: £3.00

Child: £1.50

Railcard holder: £2.00

Season prices:

Adult Price / Day
7-days £15.00 £3.00
Month £55.00 £2.75
3-Months £150.00 £2.50
Year £550.00 £2.29
Child discount: half adult season ticket prices.

Travel maps:

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 operators:

Reading Buses (includes: 'Fasttrack', 'Greenwave', & Night services), Arriva, Carousel BusesCourtney BusesStagecoachThames Travel.

Click on the operator names to view route maps and timetables.


​Overnight buses - This ticket is valid for overnight travel on 24-hour routes: 17 (Tilehurst-Reading-Wokingham Rd) and 21 (Reading Stn-University-Lower Earley).

Excluded Services (of participating operators):

Football special shuttle service F1.

To plan local journeys:

Local attractions:

Cole Museum of Zoology
Madejski Stadium
Museum of English Rural Life
Teamworks Karting Reading

Reading University is in the Reading PLUSBUS travel zone.


Buy online from:

CrossCountry Trains or Great Western Railway or any rail ticket retailing website.

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