For everything you need to know on rail travel and types of tickets, check out the Exec Angels How To Guide on UK Rail Travel. For quick links, try the following…
Obtaining General Rail Information in the UK
- nationalrail.co.uk for times/fares for all rail networks and routes.
- nationalrail.co.uk/ldb/ to see a live departures board of all departures/arrivals for the next couple of hours.
Booking Tickets – some UK independent booking sites
- Check out the Eurotunnel timetables and information here – eurotunnel.com/
- Travelling in Europe? Check out the following site for information and to book an Interrail pass – uk.voyages-sncf.com/
Booking Onward Travel
- Taxis –traintaxi.co.uk is a useful site that offers up to date numbers for taxi firms at each UK rail station.
- London Underground – tfl.gov.uk provides information on the London Tubes, buses, Docklands Light Railway, Croydon Tramlink and the congestion charge.
- Buses – traveline.org.uk provides local bus times across the UK.
- Bikes – head to atob.org.uk/bike-rail/ for info on each train operator’s policy on bikes.