Jun 12 – 13, 2024
Visitor Center, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, United Kingdom
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Travelling to RAL

General information about travelling to RAL

Please have a look at this link.


Travel to RAL from Heathrow Airport

Travel to RAL from Heathrow can be either using the RailAir and train to Didcot Parkway rail station and then either bus or taxi to RAL (recommended at weekends), or via Oxford (using bus connections).

  • RailAir - Connection between and Heathrow and Reading Station (with trains to Didcot Parkway and Oxford)
  • OxfordBus - Buses to and from Oxford to Airports
  • GWR - Trains from London Paddington to Didcot


Local bus information

Bus stops and routes on campus can be found on the Harwell Campus travel map.

Details of all bus services serving Harwell can be found on the Oxford Bus Company website including:

  • ST1: Oxford, Broard Street direct via A34 to Harwell Campus
  • X34 and X35: Didcot, Great Western Park, Harwell Campus then Wantage and Faringdon (X35) or Chilton and Newbury (X34)
  • 43: Oxford City Centre, Abingdon, Drayton, Steventon, Harwell Campus
  • 94: Didcot, East Hagbourne, Blewbury, West Hagbourne, Chilton, Harwell Campus


Note - Timetables and bus routes can be very limited at the weekend (particularly from Oxford/Didcot to RAL).