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Visit Didcot Railway Centre car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to get to Didcot Railway Centre car-free, as trains and buses stop outside: The centre is through the ticket hall and original Victorian underpass of Didcot Parkway railway station.

Didcot Parkway is 35 minutes from London Paddington by train. It’s also about 15 minutes from Reading, Oxford or Swindon.

Didcot Parkway is about 30 minutes from Oxford, Abingdon or Wantage by bus, and 50 from Newbury.

Check out our recommended route (below) and then use our journey planner (above) for door-to-door train, bus and walking routes.

Travel by train or bus and enjoy a 20% discount. Book online using the code GREEN24. The offer does not apply for any Special Events or Steam into Christmas days.

Choose the cheapest transport ticket for you from: Great Western, Thames Travel, or Going Forward Buses. When you travel by train, a Didcot PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel around the town by bus. For more money-saving tips see our handy guides to trains and buses.

Listen to an audio tour on your train ride to Didcot.

Didcot Parkway train station has a cycle hub. National Routes 5 and 544 pass nearby. Plan your route here.

Didcot Parkway has a taxi rank. Book ahead with Pryors.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains, and here’s some information on accessibility at Didcot Railway Centre from accessibility guides.

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About Didcot Railway Centre

Ideally situated through Didcot Parkway Station, Didcot Railway Centre is the living museum of the Great Western Railway. From Brunel’s Broad Gauge to the modern trains running past, the Centre is home to over 180 years of railway and social history.

On Discovery Days, when no trains are running, explore at leisure, including visiting the Engine Shed, GWT Museum, the Signalling Centre and restoration workshops. Please note – trains do not operate on these days.

On Train Running Days, as well as exploring at leisure, board the train and enjoy unlimited travel in genuine vintage carriages on our demonstration lines.

One price gets all: the admission price includes train rides on running days and admission to any of the attractions at the Centre. Picnic in our Picnic Area with its train-themed playpark or enjoy a meal in the Refreshment Room.

For any queries about visiting contact Didcot Railway Centre on 01235 817200 or info@didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

Address: Didcot Railway Centre, Station Rd, Didcot OX11 7NJ. Visit Website