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Public Transport - journey planner, live bus information, Travel Guide (timetable book), fares and other details

'Connect' is the overall brand for West Berkshire's bus network. Bus services in West Berkshire are operated either commercially by the bus companies, or are financially supported by the Council. Passenger trains serving the rail stations in West Berkshire are presently operated by First Great Western.

Bus services linking Newbury and Thatcham with Reading, services connecting Newbury with Basingstoke, services linking Mortimer and Burghfield Common with Reading and services in Purley, Tilehurst and Calcot, are operated commercially. Other bus services in the District are run with financial support from the Council. The Council has a range of 'Connect' Day, 7-day and 30-day tickets that are sold and accepted on many local bus services.


Traveline logo and contact details
Plan your journey by bus, coach or train before you travel, using the journey planner and other information services provided by Traveline.

Photo of one of the NextBuses RTPI displays in West Berkshire
Check live bus arrival predictions and timetabled journeys from your bus stop

Sample front cover of District-wide Travel Guide
West Berkshire Council's District-wide Travel Guide (incorporating local bus timetables and travel information), Public Transport Map and the Getting There Guide, which provides information about accessible door-to-door transport for people with restricted mobility.


Example of Connect bus ticket
Bus fares and tickets that are available on local bus services which are financially supported by the Council

Photo of bus stop with shelter at Kintbury, Holt Road, junction of Harold Road. Shelter owned by Kintbury Parish Council.
Provision and maintenance of bus stops and shelters

Bus services in West Berkshire on Bank and Public Holidays

Planning your journey and travelling on public transport during bad weather

Network Rail's major schemes to improve capacity

The Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) operates a range of Railcard schemes that offer discounted travel by train.




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