Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station to Atherton Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 4 hours 48 mins

Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station to Atherton Rail Station

Leave at 07:26 and arrive at 12:36
Journey time 05:10
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Tottenham Hale

  • Whittlesford Parkway Rail Station
  • Great Chesterford Rail Station
  • Audley End Rail Station
  • Newport (Essex) Rail Station
  • Elsenham Rail Station
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Rail Station
  • Bishops Stortford Rail Station
  • Sawbridgeworth Rail Station
  • Harlow Mill Rail Station
  • Harlow Town Rail Station
  • Roydon Rail Station
  • Broxbourne Rail Station
  • Cheshunt Rail Station
  • Tottenham Hale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

TOTTENHAM HALE STATION: Lift replacement work at Tottenham Hale between Monday 31 May and late January 2022: Access to/from the Victoria line at Tottenham Hale will be via escalator, or a fixed staircase with 100 steps. Passengers travelling with luggage to or from Stansted Airport should use Stansted Express services to or from Liverpool Street station. This has connections with Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line services, many bus routes in central London and a licensed Taxi rank. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Stansted or Tottenham Hale towards Liverpool Street there is step-free access from the National Rail station to the eastbound Circle line platform, providing a direct link to the Victoria line and National Rail station at Victoria. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Liverpool Street towards Tottenham Hale/Stansted Airport, take the Victoria line to King’s Cross St Pancras and change there for eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan line services. The nearest alternative step-free Victoria line station to Tottenham Hale is Finsbury Park. There is no direct bus connection between Finsbury Park and Tottenham Hale, although route 259 connects Tottenham High Road with Finsbury Park. For further information and assistance planning a step-free journey, call our travel information advisors on 0343 222 1234.

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Seven Sisters Underground Station
  • Finsbury Park Underground Station
  • Highbury & Islington Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TOTTENHAM HALE STATION: Lift replacement work at Tottenham Hale between Monday 31 May and late January 2022: Access to/from the Victoria line at Tottenham Hale will be via escalator, or a fixed staircase with 100 steps. Passengers travelling with luggage to or from Stansted Airport should use Stansted Express services to or from Liverpool Street station. This has connections with Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line services, many bus routes in central London and a licensed Taxi rank. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Stansted or Tottenham Hale towards Liverpool Street there is step-free access from the National Rail station to the eastbound Circle line platform, providing a direct link to the Victoria line and National Rail station at Victoria. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Liverpool Street towards Tottenham Hale/Stansted Airport, take the Victoria line to King’s Cross St Pancras and change there for eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan line services. The nearest alternative step-free Victoria line station to Tottenham Hale is Finsbury Park. There is no direct bus connection between Finsbury Park and Tottenham Hale, although route 259 connects Tottenham High Road with Finsbury Park. For further information and assistance planning a step-free journey, call our travel information advisors on 0343 222 1234.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Atherton

  • Ince (Manchester) Rail Station
  • Hindley Rail Station
  • Daisy Hill Rail Station
  • Hag Fold Rail Station
  • Atherton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station to Atherton Rail Station

Leave at 07:56 and arrive at 12:51
Journey time 04:55
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Tottenham Hale

  • Whittlesford Parkway Rail Station
  • Great Chesterford Rail Station
  • Audley End Rail Station
  • Newport (Essex) Rail Station
  • Elsenham Rail Station
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Rail Station
  • Bishops Stortford Rail Station
  • Sawbridgeworth Rail Station
  • Harlow Mill Rail Station
  • Harlow Town Rail Station
  • Roydon Rail Station
  • Broxbourne Rail Station
  • Cheshunt Rail Station
  • Tottenham Hale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

TOTTENHAM HALE STATION: Lift replacement work at Tottenham Hale between Monday 31 May and late January 2022: Access to/from the Victoria line at Tottenham Hale will be via escalator, or a fixed staircase with 100 steps. Passengers travelling with luggage to or from Stansted Airport should use Stansted Express services to or from Liverpool Street station. This has connections with Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line services, many bus routes in central London and a licensed Taxi rank. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Stansted or Tottenham Hale towards Liverpool Street there is step-free access from the National Rail station to the eastbound Circle line platform, providing a direct link to the Victoria line and National Rail station at Victoria. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Liverpool Street towards Tottenham Hale/Stansted Airport, take the Victoria line to King’s Cross St Pancras and change there for eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan line services. The nearest alternative step-free Victoria line station to Tottenham Hale is Finsbury Park. There is no direct bus connection between Finsbury Park and Tottenham Hale, although route 259 connects Tottenham High Road with Finsbury Park. For further information and assistance planning a step-free journey, call our travel information advisors on 0343 222 1234.

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Seven Sisters Underground Station
  • Finsbury Park Underground Station
  • Highbury & Islington Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TOTTENHAM HALE STATION: Lift replacement work at Tottenham Hale between Monday 31 May and late January 2022: Access to/from the Victoria line at Tottenham Hale will be via escalator, or a fixed staircase with 100 steps. Passengers travelling with luggage to or from Stansted Airport should use Stansted Express services to or from Liverpool Street station. This has connections with Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line services, many bus routes in central London and a licensed Taxi rank. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Stansted or Tottenham Hale towards Liverpool Street there is step-free access from the National Rail station to the eastbound Circle line platform, providing a direct link to the Victoria line and National Rail station at Victoria. For step-free National Rail/Stansted Express journeys from Liverpool Street towards Tottenham Hale/Stansted Airport, take the Victoria line to King’s Cross St Pancras and change there for eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan line services. The nearest alternative step-free Victoria line station to Tottenham Hale is Finsbury Park. There is no direct bus connection between Finsbury Park and Tottenham Hale, although route 259 connects Tottenham High Road with Finsbury Park. For further information and assistance planning a step-free journey, call our travel information advisors on 0343 222 1234.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Salford Crescent

  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Atherton

  • Swinton (Manchester) Rail Station
  • Moorside Rail Station
  • Walkden Rail Station
  • Atherton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station to Atherton Rail Station

Leave at 08:47 and arrive at 13:07
Journey time 04:20
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Cambridge

  • Cambridge Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Great Northern to London King's Cross

  • Royston Rail Station
  • London King's Cross Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to Euston

  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Atherton

  • Daisy Hill Rail Station
  • Hag Fold Rail Station
  • Atherton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Atherton Rail Station to Shelford (Cambs) Rail Station


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