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Readibus - Covid 19 response


ReadiBus service is still available for essential journeys, for existing and new clients, who are not shielding, and who need to make essential journeys.

Journeys do not have to be booked far ahead – we will try to respond whatever the notice period, including on-the-day, subject to available capacity. (Notice is of course helpful if that is practical).

Restrictions apply in terms of anyone displaying symptoms or living in a household where someone is displaying symptoms not being allowed to travel; we are also maintaining ‘social distancing’ on the buses for journeys and we have intensive cleaning regimes and procedures in place; all with a view to making the travelling environment as safe as possible.

Contact details for essential journeys:

Tel: 0118-931-0000;



Last updated: 14/04/2020

ReadiBus is a specialist transport service for people with restricted mobility and who would otherwise have great difficulty in getting out and about.

This service can be used by children & young people as well as adults. It can be used to take a young person to a Saturday club. Readibus also provides transport for football fans who have a disability to Madejski Stadium and to the away games. To find out more about this please contact Readibus.

Readibus' principal service is a Dial-a-Ride door- to-door, fully accessible, assisted bus service for people who cannot use, or have great difficulty in using, ordinary public transport.

Some services are timetabled and run at the same time each week. Shopping Assistance is the ReadiBus service which aims to provide mobility assistance within Reading town centre. If you use Readibus to get into town you can also ask for a shopping assistant to meet you from the bus, help you around town and get you back in time to meet your return ReadiBus.

Who to contact

0118 931 0000

Where to go

Cradock Road

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.