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Introducing Buzz

We are delighted to introduce a brand new route from Monday 2 October - Buzz!

Buzz is a new route that will run between Kenavon Drive and Rivermead Leisure Centre via the town centre. Initially this service will use a Mercedes Sprinter minibus fully branded in the Buzz colours and will be numbered 42 or 42a.

Click here for the new Buzz timetable

Click the image below for a PDF of the route map. 


Buzz fares

Buzz will have some special fares for different parts of the journey, but will broadly fall under the normal simplyReading fare structure.

You can pay by cash (exact fare please as our drivers don't carry change), contactless or using our mobile app (please note the special single fares between town and Rivermead/Kenavon Drive are currently not on the app).

single fares

   between Kenavon Dr & town  between Rivermead & town  between Kenavon Dr & Rivermead
 adult  £1  £1.30  £2
 Boost (18 & under)  £1  £1.30  £1.50

All day fares

Adult - £4
Boost (18 & under) - £2.50
If you are travelling regularly, have a look at our great value smartcards - click here for full info.