"Paddington" Train / Bus Stations Tip by Britannia2

Train / Bus Stations, London: 87 reviews and 157 photos

  Paddington
by Britannia2
 
 

Paddington is the mainline terminus in London for trains to the west and Wales and also Heathrow airport. Main destinations are Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Plymouth and Penzance.
My least favourite of all London stations as it is badly let down by the approach down a busy ramp and it lacks the facilities of other large termini although there are adequate shopping and eating facilities.
To the rear of the station is the Paddington Basin which is a nice area with a canal and several eating places and a pleasant place to walk.
Good bus and Underground links, The train companies using the station are First Great Western, Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect.
Expect major renovation in 2012 onwards when electrification to the west begins.

Mode: AROUND
Type: Train
Website: http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/935.aspx

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 15, 2011
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