Reading Rail Station to Eltham - travel by train and rail

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Reading Rail Station to Eltham

Leave at 00:17 and arrive at 03:00
Journey time 02:43
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • Twyford Rail Station
  • Maidenhead Rail Station
  • Taplow Rail Station
  • Burnham (Berks) Rail Station
  • Slough Rail Station
  • Langley (Berks) Rail Station
  • Iver Rail Station
  • West Drayton Rail Station
  • Hayes & Harlington Rail Station
  • Southall Rail Station
  • Ealing Broadway Rail Station
  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N7 bus to George Street (W2)

  • St Mary's Hospital
  • Sussex Gardens
  • George Street

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N16 bus to Hyde Park Corner Station

  • Marble Arch / Edgware Road
  • Marble Arch Station / Park Lane
  • Dorchester Hotel
  • London Hilton Hotel
  • Hyde Park Corner

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 36 bus to Queens Road Peckham Station

  • Wilton Street
  • Neathouse Place
  • Rochester Row
  • Stanford Street
  • Pimlico Station
  • Vauxhall Bus Station
  • St Anne's Church
  • Durham Street / Harleyford Road
  • Archbishop Tenison's School
  • Oval Station
  • Kennington Park
  • John Ruskin Street
  • Vassall Road
  • County Grove
  • Sacred Heart School
  • Warner Road
  • Camberwell Church St / Camberwell Grn
  • St Giles Church
  • Vestry Road
  • Peckham Road / Southampton Way
  • Harris Academy
  • Peckham Library
  • Peckham Post Office
  • Carlton Grove
  • Queen's Road Peckham Station

Travel disruption notes

Changes to Bus Services: Check how your bus services may be changing to support the new school term at https://tfl.gov.uk/buschanges.

From 20:00 Friday 23 October to 06:00 Monday 26 October routes 2 36 N2 and N136 are on diversion due to bridge works at Vauxhall Bridge. Buses will miss the stops Stanford Street and Pimlico Station. Use the stops Rochester Row or Vauxhall Bus Station. Buses are diverted via Rochester Row, Horseferry Road, Lambeth Bridge and Albert Embankment.

From Sunday 09 August until 20:00 on Wednesday 09 December, Routes 2 36 185 360 N2 and N136 are on diversion due to works on Vauxhall Bridge. Buses towards Victoria or Pimlico are diverted via Albert Embankment, Lambeth Bridge and Milbank, with no service to Bus Stop X, Vauxhall Bridge. In the interests of maintaining an even service throughout the route, buses will be terminated earlier than usual between 15:00 and 20:00 from Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 August.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October, no service between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Use alternative London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland, and Southern services between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. Replacement buses operate between Dalston Kingsland and New Cross Gate, and between Canada Water and Clapham Junction.

Queens Road Peckham: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for N136 bus to Lewisham Station

  • Pomeroy Street
  • New Cross Fire Station
  • New Cross Bus Garage
  • New Cross Gate Station
  • Marquis Of Granby
  • Amersham Road
  • Malpas Road
  • Lucas Street
  • Lewisham College
  • Tyrwhitt Road / St Johns Station
  • Undercliff Road
  • Loampit Vale / Jerrard Street
  • Lewisham Station

Travel disruption notes

From 20:00 Friday 23 October to 06:00 Monday 26 October routes 2 36 N2 and N136 are on diversion due to bridge works at Vauxhall Bridge. Buses will miss the stops Stanford Street and Pimlico Station. Use the stops Rochester Row or Vauxhall Bus Station. Buses are diverted via Rochester Row, Horseferry Road, Lambeth Bridge and Albert Embankment.

From Sunday 09 August until 20:00 on Wednesday 09 December, Routes 2 36 185 360 N2 and N136 are on diversion due to works on Vauxhall Bridge. Buses towards Victoria or Pimlico are diverted via Albert Embankment, Lambeth Bridge and Milbank, with no service to Bus Stop X, Vauxhall Bridge. In the interests of maintaining an even service throughout the route, buses will be terminated earlier than usual between 15:00 and 20:00 from Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 August.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October, no service between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Use alternative London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland, and Southern services between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. Replacement buses operate between Dalston Kingsland and New Cross Gate, and between Canada Water and Clapham Junction.

Queens Road Peckham: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for 321 bus or N21 bus to Sherard Road

  • Belmont Hill
  • Belmont Park
  • Manor Park
  • Brandram Road
  • Dacre Park
  • Lampmead Road
  • Lee Green / The Old Tigers Head
  • Cambridge Drive
  • Weigall Road
  • Courtlands Avenue
  • Eltham Road / Kidbrooke Park Road
  • Sutcliffe Park
  • Eltham Road / Westhorne Avenue
  • Eltham Hill / Westhorne Avenue
  • Vandyke Cross
  • Kingsground
  • Sherard Road

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Eltham

  • Eltham

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Eltham

Leave at 03:54 and arrive at 07:06
Journey time 03:12
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Transfer to Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir

  • Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Coach RA1 to Heathrow Terminal 5

  • Heathrow Terminal 5

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Piccadilly line to Green Park

  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
  • Hatton Cross Underground Station
  • Hounslow West Underground Station
  • Hounslow Central Underground Station
  • Hounslow East Underground Station
  • Osterley Underground Station
  • Boston Manor Underground Station
  • Northfields Underground Station
  • South Ealing Underground Station
  • Acton Town Underground Station
  • Turnham Green Underground Station
  • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
  • Barons Court Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station
  • Knightsbridge Underground Station
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

All British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia flights now operate from Terminal 5. All other airlines are operating from Terminal 2. For up to date terminal information please visit Heathrow.com or contact your airline directly

Change for Jubilee line to North Greenwich

  • Westminster Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to North Greenwich Station

  • North Greenwich Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 132 bus to Eltham Station / Sherard Road

  • Millennium Village / Oval Square
  • Millennium Village South
  • Millennium Leisure Park West
  • Millennium Leisure Park East
  • Shooters Hill Road / Kidbrooke Park Road
  • Annesley Road
  • Kidbrooke Park Close
  • Dover Patrol
  • Kidbrooke Way
  • Rochester Way / Broad Walk
  • Rochester Way / Wendover Road
  • Appleton Road
  • Westhorne Avenue / St Barnabas Church
  • Well Hall Road / Kidbrooke Lane
  • Eltham Station / Sherard Road

Travel disruption notes

Changes to Bus Services: Check how your bus services may be changing to support the new school term at https://tfl.gov.uk/buschanges.

Changes to Route 132 from Friday 20 March: Until further notice, early morning Saturday and Sunday buses will not operate. Saturday from North Greenwich from 0130 to 0500 and from Bexleyheath from 0055 to 0455. Sunday from North Greenwich from 0130 to 0500 and from Bexleyheath from 0055 to 0455.

BEXLEY HIGH STREET, DA5: From Saturday, 24 October until Sunday, 1 November, Bus Routes 132 229 and N21 are on diversion in both directions due to roadworks. Buses are diverted via Thanet Road, with no service between Bexley Library and Bexley Station in either direction.

Change for Walk to Eltham

  • Eltham

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Eltham

Leave at 06:25 and arrive at 08:37
Journey time 02:12
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • Twyford Rail Station
  • Maidenhead Rail Station
  • Burnham (Berks) Rail Station
  • Slough Rail Station
  • Langley (Berks) Rail Station
  • West Drayton Rail Station
  • Hayes & Harlington Rail Station
  • Southall Rail Station
  • Ealing Broadway Rail Station
  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Paddington

  • Paddington

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Bakerloo line to Charing Cross

  • Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Underground Station
  • Marylebone Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Regent's Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Paddington Station: Until further notice, we're making improvements at Paddington Tube station that will affect your access to the Bakerloo line there. The Praed street entrance is closed. Space will be limited so we will restrict entry to the Bakerloo line platforms at busy times.

Change for Southeastern to Mottingham

  • London Waterloo East Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station
  • Hither Green Rail Station
  • Lee Rail Station
  • Mottingham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 161 bus to Eltham Station / Sherard Road

  • Royal Blackheath Golf Club
  • Eltham Church / Court Yard
  • Eltham Church / Well Hall Road
  • Eltham Station / Sherard Road

Travel disruption notes

Changes to Bus Services: Check how your bus services may be changing to support the new school term at https://tfl.gov.uk/buschanges.

Change for Walk to Eltham

  • Eltham

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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