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Park & Ride Scheme

Garrard Street, 300-500 spaces on matchday
Garrard Street car park is located next to Reading Station and can be booked online only in advance by clicking here.

A £5 ticket will allow you to park for a maximum of 5 hours and will be available to start up to 3 hours before the scheduled kick off time and leave up to 4 hours after kick off.

£8 ticket will allow you to park for a maximum of 8 hours and will be available to start up to 3 hours before the scheduled kick off time and leave up to 7 hours after kick off.

 

Once you have parked you can then use the F1 Reading Station Shuttle Service which runs from outside Reading Station. The Service commences 2 hours before kick-off and a minimum of 12 buses run a frequent shuttle service up to 1 hour 45 minutes after the final whistle.

The F1 fares which Reading Football Club subsidise are:

  • £2 per journey single or return
  • £1 per journey single or return for 65 & Overs

F1 bus stop has now been relocated to central bus stop, in between car park 1 and 2 on the stadium map which you can see by clicking here.

 

F2 Bus Service: Amec Foster Wheeler, Shinfield Park, 500 spaces
Free to park. This involves a short bus ride to and from the stadium.

Fares:

  • Single trip £2 Adult, £1.30 per child
  • Return trip £4 Adult, £2 per child

There is also a group ticket costing £5 for a group of five people (with a maximum of three adults per group). 

Directions: situated just south of Junction 11 of the M4, take exit B3270 (signposted Earley) and follow yellow signs to ‘Match Reading FC Park & Ride’. Bus Stop at the stadium is at the bottom of Hurst Way roundabout. 

 

Mereoak Park & Ride (RG7 1PB), 573 spaces.
Free to park. This involves a short bus ride to and from the stadium.

Fares:

  • Single trip £2 Adult, £1.30 per child
  • Return trip £4 Adult, £2 per child

There is also a group ticket costing £5 for a group of five people (with a maximum of three adults per group). 

Directions: situated just south of Junction 11 of the M4, take the A33 towards Basingstoke and follow the signs for the park & ride site. Bus Stop at the stadium is at the bottom of Hurst Way roundabout.