Loddon Bridge Park and Ride
The Loddon Bridge Park and Ride Park is signposted from the A329M and A329 and is next to Showcase Cinema. Park and Ride buses go into central Reading, every 15 minutes each way all day on Mondays to Saturdays.
There are bus stops in Reading town centre at:
- Minster Street - for The Oracle
- St Marys Butts
- Blagrave Street
Peak fares - Monday to Friday from start of service to noon with return anytime:
- Adult Return £4.20
- Child Return £2.00
- Family of 5 Return (maximum of 3 adults) after 9.30am and before noon £6.80
Off-peak fares - Monday to Friday from noon, Saturdays and after 9.30am on weekdays in school holidays:
- Adult Return £3.20
- Child Return £1.60
- Family of 5 Return (maximum of 3 adults) £5.20
Fastsaver fares (for use at any time):
- Fastsaver 12 for 6 return trips £22
- Fastsaver 26 for 13 return trips £47.50
- Fastsaver 40 for 20 return trips £73.00
Tickets can be purchased at the Travel Centre, Broad Street Mall, Reading between 9am and 5.30pm, Monday to Saturday.
Concessionary Fare Passholders boarding in Wokingham can travel free after 9am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday.
'Next Bus' phone service
For real time next bus information from Loddon Bridge Park and Ride stop 1 (entrance) call 0118 9511 412. At the prompt, key: 1. You will be asked for a 4 digit code. Key: 9997 to hear the times of the next buses from this stop. For the real time bus information from Central Reading - Minster Street MQ, key: 3289 and for the real time bus information from Central Reading, Blagrave Street, key: 2452. Normal call charges apply.
The Park and Ride gates, barriers and bollards are security-controlled between 6.45am and 7.15pm daily by Vinci Park UK. At all other times the Park and Ride gates, barriers and bollards are locked closed and the car park reverts back to the Cinema who is the site owner. Centre Fastrack is managed by us and Reading Borough Council, and operated by Goldline Travel, a division of Reading Transport Ltd. Car parking is made available courtesy of Showcase Cinemas and is managed by Vinci Park UK.
What happens if I miss the last bus?
If you miss the last bus or return to the site after 7.15pm, contact the Cinema Security Staff on 0118 978 8766 to get access to your vehicle.
For lost property, call 0118 959 4000. For other information please call Wokingham Direct on 0118 974 6000.
After prolonged periods of very heavy rain there is a danger of flooding at this site. If we have received a flood warning or alert from the Environment Agency then a recorded message is available on 0118 989 2891.
You can also listen to BBC Radio Berkshire 104.1FM, or Heart on 97.0FM and 102.9FM for up to date information.
Madejski Park and Ride
If you're coming into Reading by car from the south or west, you can use the park and ride from Madejski Stadium. It is located just off J11 on the M4. Read the Madejski Park and Ride leaflet.