Travel | Taking the train, taxi or bus

The Harwell Science and Innovation Campus is six miles south-west of Didcot Parkway station, less than 60 minutes journey from London Paddington. Didcot also provides connections to Birmingham, the West of England and South Wales.

Train information

Rail timetable information can be found here. You can also call National Rail Enquiries on +44 (0)8457 48 49 50.

Taxis are available from the station (journey time about 10 - 15 minutes to Diamond).


A regular bus service also runs to the campus: Thames Travel's X32 or X1 bus service runs between Oxford, Didcot Parkway, RAL (ask for the Harwell Campus Bus Station, Fermi Avenue) and Wantage. Timetable information can be downloaded here.

Newbury Buses 6 and 9 services run between Newbury, Harwell campus (ask for Harwell Campus Bus Station) and Didcot Parkway. Monday to Saturday. Timetable information can be found here.

The main gate can be found approx. 150m from the bus station on the opposite side of Fermi Avenue.