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Reading Rail Station to Shortlands

Leave at 23:22 and arrive at 01:48
Journey time 02:26
You will need to make 6 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
  • 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 Grove Park

  • London Waterloo East Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station
  • Lewisham Rail Station
  • Hither Green Rail Station
  • Grove Park Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 261 bus to Bromley North Station

  • Launcelot Road
  • Treewall Gardens
  • New Street Hill
  • Burnt Ash Lane / Southover
  • Park Avenue
  • Plaistow Green
  • Morgan Road
  • Hammelton Road
  • Bromley North Station

Travel disruption notes

Please note school priority services will continue to run until Friday 18 December. We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely. We have also prioritised some of our bus services for school travel. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis, in either morning and afternoon (or both). We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services

Change for Walk to Shortlands Station

  • Shortlands Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Shortlands

Leave at 23:54 and arrive at 02:36
Journey time 02:42
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Walk to Reading Rail Station

  • Reading Rail Station
  • Reading Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Western Railway to London Paddington

  • London Paddington Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 36 bus to Pimlico Station

  • St Mary's Hospital
  • Edgware Road / Praed Street
  • George Street
  • Marble Arch / Edgware Road
  • Marble Arch Station / Park Lane
  • Dorchester Hotel
  • London Hilton Hotel
  • Hyde Park Corner Station
  • Wilton Street
  • Neathouse Place
  • Rochester Row
  • Stanford Street
  • Pimlico Station

Travel disruption notes

Please note school priority services will continue to run until Friday 18 December. We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely. We have also prioritised some of our bus services for school travel. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis, in either morning and afternoon (or both). We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services

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.

Change for N136 bus to Lewisham Centre

  • 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
  • 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
  • Lewisham Centre

Travel disruption notes

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.

Change for N199 bus to Bromley Magistrates Court

  • Morley Road
  • Lewisham Fire Station
  • Lewisham Park
  • Lewisham Hospital
  • Mount Pleasant Road
  • Rosenthal Road
  • The Catford Centre
  • Bromley Road / Lewisham Town Hall
  • Inchmery Road
  • Newquay Road
  • Catford Bus Garage
  • Bellingham Road
  • Catford Police Station
  • Southend Lane
  • Green Man Community Hub
  • Old Bromley Road
  • Bromley Road / Downham Way
  • Ashgrove Road
  • Bromley Hill Cemetery
  • Bromley Court Hotel
  • Park Avenue
  • Warner Road
  • Farwig Lane
  • Bromley Magistrates Court

Travel disruption notes

Changes to buses in the Bank and Cannon Street areas from 0800 Monday 8 June until further notice: Routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 will continue to operate via New Change and Queen Victoria Street in both directions, and will not serve Cheapside. In addition, eastbound Route 8 11 26 N8 N11 N26 and N242 buses operate via King William Street, Monument and Gracechurch Street instead of via Threadneedle Street. Westbound Route 15 17 521 N15 and N199 buses now operate via King William Street and Queen Victoria Street instead of via Cannon Street. Routes 133 and N133 now operate via Gracechurch Street, Bishopsgate and Wormwood Street in both directions instead of via King William Street, Bank and Old Broad Street. Route N551 operates eastbound via Moorgate, Eldon Street and Wormwood Street and westbound via Bishopsgate and Threadneedle Street instead of Old Broad Street.

CANNON STREET, EC4: Routes 15 17 521 N15 N199 are on diversion westbound via King William Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a closure on Cannon Street to facilitate cycling and pedestrian movements. Buses are missing the stop Cannon Street Station towards St Paul's.

TOOLEY STREET: From 21:00 to 05:00 nightly starting on Thursday 19 November and ending on Monday 23 November routes 47 and N199 are on diversion due to cycleway works. Buses towards Lewisham will miss stops from London Bridge Station to Tower Bridge Road/City Hall. Buses towards Monument Station will miss stops from Tanner Street to London Bridge Station. Use the stops London Bridge or Dockhead. Buses are diverted via Borough High Street, Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road.

Change for Walk to Shortlands Station

  • Shortlands Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Reading Rail Station to Shortlands

Leave at 00:17 and arrive at 03:15
Journey time 02:58
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
  • 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 36 bus to Pimlico Station

  • St Mary's Hospital
  • Edgware Road / Praed Street
  • George Street
  • Marble Arch / Edgware Road
  • Marble Arch Station / Park Lane
  • Dorchester Hotel
  • London Hilton Hotel
  • Hyde Park Corner Station
  • Wilton Street
  • Neathouse Place
  • Rochester Row
  • Stanford Street
  • Pimlico Station

Travel disruption notes

Please note school priority services will continue to run until Friday 18 December. We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely. We have also prioritised some of our bus services for school travel. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis, in either morning and afternoon (or both). We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services

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.

Change for N136 bus to Camberwell, Camberwell Church St / Camberwell Grn

  • 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

Travel disruption notes

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.

Change for N89 bus to New Cross Gate Station

  • St Giles Church
  • Vestry Road
  • Peckham Road / Southampton Way
  • Harris Academy
  • Peckham Library
  • Peckham Post Office
  • Carlton Grove
  • Queen's Road Peckham Station
  • Pomeroy Street
  • New Cross Fire Station
  • New Cross Bus Garage
  • New Cross Gate Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 321 bus to Lewisham 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

Please note school priority services will continue to run until Friday 18 December. We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely. We have also prioritised some of our bus services for school travel. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis, in either morning and afternoon (or both). We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services

Change for N199 bus to Bromley Magistrates Court

  • Lewisham Centre
  • Morley Road
  • Lewisham Fire Station
  • Lewisham Park
  • Lewisham Hospital
  • Mount Pleasant Road
  • Rosenthal Road
  • The Catford Centre
  • Bromley Road / Lewisham Town Hall
  • Inchmery Road
  • Newquay Road
  • Catford Bus Garage
  • Bellingham Road
  • Catford Police Station
  • Southend Lane
  • Green Man Community Hub
  • Old Bromley Road
  • Bromley Road / Downham Way
  • Ashgrove Road
  • Bromley Hill Cemetery
  • Bromley Court Hotel
  • Park Avenue
  • Warner Road
  • Farwig Lane
  • Bromley Magistrates Court

Travel disruption notes

Changes to buses in the Bank and Cannon Street areas from 0800 Monday 8 June until further notice: Routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 will continue to operate via New Change and Queen Victoria Street in both directions, and will not serve Cheapside. In addition, eastbound Route 8 11 26 N8 N11 N26 and N242 buses operate via King William Street, Monument and Gracechurch Street instead of via Threadneedle Street. Westbound Route 15 17 521 N15 and N199 buses now operate via King William Street and Queen Victoria Street instead of via Cannon Street. Routes 133 and N133 now operate via Gracechurch Street, Bishopsgate and Wormwood Street in both directions instead of via King William Street, Bank and Old Broad Street. Route N551 operates eastbound via Moorgate, Eldon Street and Wormwood Street and westbound via Bishopsgate and Threadneedle Street instead of Old Broad Street.

CANNON STREET, EC4: Routes 15 17 521 N15 N199 are on diversion westbound via King William Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a closure on Cannon Street to facilitate cycling and pedestrian movements. Buses are missing the stop Cannon Street Station towards St Paul's.

TOOLEY STREET: From 21:00 to 05:00 nightly starting on Thursday 19 November and ending on Monday 23 November routes 47 and N199 are on diversion due to cycleway works. Buses towards Lewisham will miss stops from London Bridge Station to Tower Bridge Road/City Hall. Buses towards Monument Station will miss stops from Tanner Street to London Bridge Station. Use the stops London Bridge or Dockhead. Buses are diverted via Borough High Street, Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road.

Change for Walk to Shortlands Station

  • Shortlands Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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