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Location of ECMWF



 
 
  • Location
  • Hotel accomodation
  • Directions and information on public transport

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

For contact details see here.


Address:
E.C.M.W.F.
Shinfield Park
Reading
RG2 9AX
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone +44 118 949 9000

See below for detailed directions and a local map.

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Hotel accommodation

There are some conveniently located hotels in the Reading town centre. See for example:

Detailed travel instructions

  • 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 online or at the ticket office at the station.

  • If you are arriving from GATWICK airport take a train to READING STATION. Fast 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 (St Pancras International Station), take the Underground (Circle line or Hammersmith & City line) to PADDINGTON STATION and proceed as above.

Alternatively take take the Victoria line to Oxford Circus, then the Bakerloo line to WATERLOO STATION (or catch the bus - number 59). From WATERLOO STATION take a local train 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 run bus No. 9 between Reading General Station and Shinfield Road at regular intervals during day time, with restricted service on Sundays (See timetable here). Note that to go back to the town centre, the nearest bus stop is just past the Whitley Wood Road.

    The Wokingham bus service no. 144 runs between Reading General Station and Wokingham via the Shinfield Road (stop at "Shinfield Park, Weather Centre") - see further information here.

    N.B.: When buying a ticket on the bus you must have the exact change.

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