Getting to NPL
NPL is well served by public transport and we encourage all staff and visitors to travel to NPL by public transport.
Getting to NPL by public transport
Buses 281, 285, R68, 33, 481 and X26 serve Teddington.
Trains from London Waterloo leave regularly, journey time is approx. 30 mins. Please use the TFL Journey Planner to plan your journey.
Getting to NPL by car
Please note if you are using a GPS/satellite navigation system to get to NPL, then ensure that the postcode TW11 0LW directs you to the entrance on Hampton Road and not the old site entrance on Queens Road.
Getting to NPL from Heathrow airport
Bus 285 travels between Heathrow to Teddington and stops outside NPL. The X26 is a faster bus from Heathrow and stops at Broad Street in Teddington, a short walk from NPL.
We are approximately 30 minutes from Heathrow by taxi.
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