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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:10 pm 
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My son has been accepted at Wallington Grammer School

I am looking for a bus\coach service from Hounslow or near here which could take him there

Please advise asap

Fazal


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:44 pm 
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I'm not aware of any private coaches serving Wallington Boys, although someone may have started one since I last checked. The TfL journey planner website gives journeys of in excess of one and a half hours - not surprising given how far away the school is from Hounslow and the fact that there are no direct train lines.

If you can get across to Hatton Cross/Teddington you could pick up the X26, but it's still an hour and they only run every 20 minutes or so.

Have you considered moving closer?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:53 am 
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Alternatively, train to Clapham Junction and then change to train for Wallington.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:20 am 
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Yes, but TfL still gives a journey time for that of an hour and 25 mins, and that's starting at the actual train station. You could trim a little - it doesn't take 33 mins to walk to the school from the station - but it's still a long and awkward journey. I wouldn't do it as an adult.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:40 am 
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OP, is your DS on the waiting list for a school you ranked higher on your CAF, which is easier for him to get to?

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