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Location of ECMWF

 
 
Visits to ECMWF must be agreed in writing in advance. ECMWF has no facilities for casual visitors.


  • ECMWF is about 70 KM west of Central London, 50 KM west of Heathrow airport, or 5 KM south of Central Reading.

  • Car travellers use the map below. Exit from the M4 at junction 11, take the B3270 for 1 KM, turn left on to the A327. ECMWF is on the left.

  • If you are arriving from HEATHROW airport take a Rail Air Link bus to READING STATION. Buses depart every half hour, journey time about 60 minutes. Tickets can be bought on the bus.

  • If you are arriving from GATWICK airport take a train to READING STATION. Trains depart once an hour, journey time about 75 minutes.

  • If you are arriving from CENTRAL LONDON, take a train from PADDINGTON STATION to READING STATION, journey time about 30 minutes (See timetable here).

  • If you are arriving via EUROSTAR (Waterloo station), take the Underground (Bakerloo line) to Paddington station and proceed as above. Alternatively take a local train from WATERLOO STATION to READING STATION via Wokingham (See timetable here). Trains depart every half an hour, journey time about 75 minutes.

  • The quickest way from READING STATION to ECMWF is by taxi.

  • Reading Buses bus service no. 9 runs between Reading General Station and Shinfield Road at regular intervals during day time, with restricted service on Sundays (See timetable here). The drop off point is "The Maidens". A further 10 minute walk is required up Shinfield road, away from Reading Town centre.


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