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Restriction Code

Some tickets may require you to travel at specific times of the day, days of the week or on a specific route. Our Journey Planner takes ticket restrictions into account with the selection that you have made and will only have shown tickets that are valid for the selected trains.

Restrictions

Applicable Days

Monday to Friday

Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)

Outward Travel

Not valid to depart until 09:30 from: 

  • London Terminals* (not until 10:00 from London Waterloo

*(Off-Peak tickets to Didcot or Oxford are valid on the 09:23 Paddington to Oxford service)

  • Reading

  • any station between London Paddington and Langley / Greenford, including Langley and Greenford

Not valid on the following departures from London Paddington:

  • 16:00 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 16:03 to Penzance

  • 16:08 to Newbury

  • 16:12 to Bristol Parkway

  • 16:23 to Oxford

  • 16:30 to Taunton

  • 16:32 to Cheltenham

  • 16:35 to Plymouth

  • 16:48 to Swansea

  • 16:50 to Didcot

  • 16:58 to Great Malvern

  • 17:00 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 17:03 to Penzance

  • 17:05 to Newbury

  • 17:18 to Swansea

  • 17:20 to Didcot

  • 17:30 to Taunton

  • 17:32 to Cheltenham Spa

  • 17:34 to Hereford

  • 17:36 to Plymouth

  • 17:48 to Carmarthen

  • 17:52 to Didcot Parkway

  • 17:57 to Worcester Foregate Street

  • 18:01 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 18:03 to Penzance

  • 18:08 to Frome

  • 18:18 to Swansea

  • 18:20 to Didcot Parkway

  • 18:23 to Banbury

  • 18:30 to Weston Super Mare

  • 18:34 to Cheltenham Spa

  • 18:36 to Plymouth

  • 18:48 to Swansea

  • 18:57 to Great Malvern

Not valid to depart from the following stations after 04:29 and before the times shown below:

  • 09:21 from Burnham (Bucks)

  • 09:15 from Didcot Parkway

  • 09:19 from Maidenhead

  • 09:21 from Slough

  • 09:21 from Taplow

  • 09:11 from Twyford

Not valid to arrive at the following stations before the times shown below:

  • 09:57 at London Paddington

  • 10:00 at Reading

  • 10:00 at London Waterloo

Not valid to arrive at any other station until 09:15

Return Travel

​​​​​Not valid to depart until 09:30* from London Paddington ​​​​​​​or Reading

*(Off-Peak tickets to Didcot or Oxford are valid on the 09:23 Paddington to Oxford service)

Not valid on the following departures from London Paddington:

  • 16:00 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 16:03 to Penzance

  • 16:08 to Newbury

  • 16:12 to Bristol Parkway

  • 16:23 to Oxford

  • 16:30 to Taunton

  • 16:32 to Cheltenham

  • 16:35 to Plymouth

  • 16:48 to Swansea

  • 16:50 to Didcot

  • 16:58 to Great Malvern

  • 17:00 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 17:03 to Penzance

  • 17:05 to Newbury

  • 17:18 to Swansea

  • 17:20 to Didcot

  • 17:30 to Taunton

  • 17:32 to Cheltenham Spa

  • 17:34 to Hereford

  • 17:36 to Plymouth

  • 17:48 to Carmarthen

  • 17:52 to Didcot Parkway

  • 17:57 to Worcester Foregate Street

  • 18:01 to Bristol Temple Meads

  • 18:03 to Penzance

  • 18:08 to Frome

  • 18:18 to Swansea

  • 18:20 to Didcot Parkway

  • 18:23 to Banbury

  • 18:30 to Weston Super Mare

  • 18:34 to Cheltenham Spa

  • 18:36 to Plymouth

  • 18:48 to Swansea

  • 18:57 to Great Malvern

Not valid to depart from other London Terminals until 10:00 (09:30 from London Victoria)

Not valid to depart from the following stations after 04:29 and before the times shown below:

  • 09:30 from Aldermaston

  • 09:00 from Appleford

  • 09:30 from Banbury

  • 08:50 from Bedwyn

  • 09:31 from Bicester Village

  • 09:21 from Burnham (Bucks)

  • 09:00 from Cholsey

  • 10:00 from City Thameslink

  • 09:00 from Culham

  • 09:15 from Didcot Parkway

  • 09:00 from Goring & Streatley

  • 09:30 from Hanwell

  • 09:30 from Hayes & Harlington

  • 09:30 from Heyford

  • 08:50 from Hungerford

  • 09:30 from Islip

  • 09:30 from Iver

  • 09:30 from Kings Sutton

  • 08:50 from Kintbury

  • 09:30 from Langley (Berkshire)

  • 09:19 from Maidenhead

  • 09:26 from Midgham

  • 08:50 from Newbury

  • 09:15 from Newbury Racecourse

  • 09:04 from Oxford

  • 09:31 from Oxford Parkway

  • 09:00 from Pangbourne

  • 08:59 from Radley

  • 08:51 from Reading West

  • 09:21 from Slough

  • 09:30 from Southall

  • 09:31 from Tackley

  • 09:21 from Taplow

  • 08:55 from Thatcham

  • 09:00 from Theale

  • 08:50 from Tilehurst

  • 09:11 from Twyford

  • 10:00 from Vauxhall

  • 09:30 from West Drayton

  • 09:30 from West Ealing

Not valid to arrive at the following stations until the times shown below:

  • 09:57 at London Paddington 

  • 10:00 at Reading

  • 10:00 at London Waterloo

Not valid to arrive at any other station until 09:15