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Student Rail Travel

Rail connections link major towns and cities across the UK. Train travel is often the quickest and most direct way of reaching your destination, and you'll be able to relax and enjoy the scenery en-route.

Tickets tend to be cheaper when bought in advance. Students who hold a Young Person's Railcard can usually take advantage of discounts on standard fares.

Train-passes can be a good way to explore the UK and many other European countries. Eurostar connects London to Paris and Brussels and offers special student rates.

National Rail Connections:

National Rail: Links to Train Companies and Timetables. Up-to-date travel news and railcard information.

London Transport: Integrated site with details of underground, tram, bus and taxi travel in London. Student Photocards are available for reductions on travel on London's underground, buses and trains.

Brit Rail passes - Buy passes before you arrive, which can cover different UK region combinations.

Rail passes - Americans can buy rail passes online for Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) at this site

Public Transport Information - Rail - This is the rail page of a website that covers all travel by rail, air, coach, bus, ferry, metro and tram within the UK, (including the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland). All rail, ferry and coach travel between the UK and mainland Europe is also covered

UK Travel Hotline - Timetable information for buses, coaches and trains for England, Wales and Scotland. Service available everywhere between 0800 and 2000 daily (UK times) Tel: +44 (0)870 608 2608

London Travel Hotline - Information on rail and bus passes in London, book online or contact your local sales agent. For London transport enquiries call +44 (0) 207 7222 1234.

Young Person's Railcard: Information on how to get a young persons railcard and the discounts available on rail travel.

International rail connections:

European Rail passes - This agency sells rail passes for travel within the UK as well as to and from most European countries

Eurostar - For the fastest rail connections to and from the following cities: Ashford, Amsterdam, the Alps, Bordeaux, Bruges, Brussels, Calais, Lille, London, Loire region, Lyon, and Paris