Below are details of the three main ways of purchasing tickets for RailAir - online (e-ticket), smart phone (mTicket) and over the counter (standard tickets). For the best prices always purchase in advance online at www.railair.com.
e-ticket Prices - online at www.railair.com
Tickets can be purchased online at www.railair.com up to 17:00 hours the day before travel. An e-ticket will be emailed to you which must be printed out and brought along to show a member of staff when required.
|Ticket type||Single||Day Return||Period Return||Early
|Child (aged 5-15)||£8.00||£8.50||£12.00||£7.50|
|with Railcard (16-25, Senior, Disabled or HM Forces only)||£10.70||£11.35||£16.00|
|Family (up to 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)||£49.00||£35.00|
Early Bird tickets can be singles, day returns or period returns and are automatically generated when booking online between 2 and 3 months in advance. Please refer to the special Early Bird conditions during the booking process and under our FAQs.
mTicketing Prices - Android and iPhone smart phones only
Our new mTicketing App is available to download from 19th May 2014. Customers who have not been able to purchase in advance online can still save money and time by purchasing using smart phones with Android and iPhone operating systems. We've introduced a new 10 single Journeys Carnet ticket which is valid for 10 trips within 12 months of purchase and our intention is to widen the range of tickets available.
|Ticket type||Single||Day Return||Period Return||30-Day
Simply download the free FirstBus mTickets App from the App store or Googleplay. Then buy any of the tickets shown below and once activated, show it to a member of staff when required. For more information, please see the FAQ section of our website. Note, you can purchase and activate more than one ticket at the same time if you are travelling with somebody else. Please do not activate tickets until you are about to board the coach.
Standard Ticket Prices - including RailAir Lounge and Heathrow
The following ticket options are available on the day (before you board) at Reading (RailAir Lounge) and Heathrow (Central Bus Station and Terminal 5), from any UK rail station or in advance from any UK rail station or rail ticketing website. Reading Buses also sell combined bus/RailAir tickets for those boarding Reading Buses within the SimplyReading area and travelling to Heathrow.
Please visit www.reading-buses.co.uk/offers for more details.
|Child (aged 5-15)||£9.50||£10.00||£13.50|
|with Railcard (16-25, Senior, Disabled or HM Forces only)||£12.60||£13.30||£18.00|
|Family (up to 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)||£55.00|
Only 16-25, Senior, Disabled and HM Forces railcards are accepted, and these should be produced with the ticket when boarding.
Prices valid from 18th May 2014
Click here to purchase e-tickets.
For combined train and coach tickets please click here
Travelling in a group? Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more. click here