Rail travel times
The college is located in Reading, Berkshire, with good rail links from across the country
|Birmingham||1 hr 38 mins|
|Brighton||2 hrs 7 mins|
|Bristol||1 hr 15 mins|
|Cardiff||1 hr 36 mins|
|Exeter||1 hr 42 mins|
|Gatwick||1 hr 16 mins|
College of Integrated Chinese Medicine
19 Castle street
Monday to Friday: 9.00 - 5.00
|Phone||0118 950 8889|
Reading is situated in the Thames valley, thirty miles west of London. It has excellent connections to much of Britain by rail, road and air.
It is a dynamic town with excellent shopping and services. The college is in Castle street, which is a stone's throw from town centre shops and restaurants, including the oracle shopping centre.
By rail Reading is only twenty-five minutes on the train from London Paddington and has excellent rail connections to many parts of Britain. There are direct trains to Waterloo, via Richmond and Clapham Junction; Gatwick, Guildford and Southampton. The college is a ten-minute walk from the railway station.
By road Reading is west of London on the M4 motorway, close to the M25, M3, M40 and connections to the M1 allowing for easy access to other parts of the country. There are high speed coach services to London and elsewhere.
By air Reading is within easy reach of both London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. There is a regular Railair coach service between Reading railway station and Heathrow (typically 45 mins, depending on the time of day), and a direct train link to Gatwick (1 hr 16 mins).
For the college there is staff and patient parking only at the college. Other parking is available at Oracle Riverside in Mill Lane and Holy Brook in Bridge Street.
Planning your journey
For more details of accommodation in the area go to http://livingreading.co.uk/visit/where-to-stay