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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Reading by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service
  2. Take a taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading

$150 - $192

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Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Reading, PA OurBus

$21 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from New York to Reading 123.1 miles

$12 - $18

New York to Reading by buses

The bus journey time between New York and Reading is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 129 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 50m. Operated by OurBus, the New York to Reading bus service departs from New York, NY and arrives in Reading, PA. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 4m
Fastest bus time:
2h 50m
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:30
Last bus departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Reading bus schedules

New York → Reading
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Reading is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Reading is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Reading is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Reading is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Reading is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Reading, PA. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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It is 106 miles from New York to Reading. It is approximately 123.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New York to Reading without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 44m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from New York to Reading, including transfers.

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New York to Reading bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Reading bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Reading, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Reading is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from New York to Reading.

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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Reading, PA, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Reading, PA 5 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Reading, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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