UK Trains

UK Trains

UK trains link all Britain from London to Oxford, Glasgow to Edinburg and Cardiff to Birmingham etc.

  • London - Edinburgh: 04:19
  • Book early, save up to 60%
  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • E-ticket
  • High Speed trains

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Overview

UK Trains

Great Britain is full of contrasts, whichever direction you travel you will find a wide variety of landscapes. Hop on and discover the countryside by train in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. From cosmopolitan and vibrant cities to historic places and their richness in heritage, trains will take you everywhere.



Customer feedback good
« It was alright and on time. I just wish there would have been a direct train to my destination. »


Practical information


Print @ Station

Go to a self-service ticket machine and enter your reference to retrieve your ticket. Skip shipping fees.

Printing guide

Booking :
  • UK Trains tickets are open for booking 60 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by trains in the UK
First class Second class
Snacks and beverages Whenever you feel peckish, you can buy something on board to eat or drink.
WiFi Internet Enjoy the freedom to read your emails, surf and listen to online music thanks to the wireless internet on board certain trains.
Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat.

Travel forum

From our travel community

Reviews & ratings

  • good |
    "It was alright and on time. I just wish there would have been a direct train to my destination. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Nice view |
    "This's my first time to take the train from London to Glasgow, and I did enjoy the scenery in the way. It's too beautiful to sleep.I "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Bristol to paddington direct |
    "This has historically been a painless journey and this one was no different. Continues to be a pretty punctual route, with just about enough seats to accommodate demand. Only concern would be if you were joining after Bristol, seat reservations weren't marked and it wasn't clear that the operator was honoring them at all. As the service starts in Bristol that was not an issue for me. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    My experince with Rail Europe |
    "I believe my rating on all three categories sums it all.I certainly will continue to look out for Rail Europe as my first rail traveling ooption whenever relevant. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    vocation  |
    "comlimentary WI FI could be provided for no fee , the train was on time clean and quiet although quite full both ways . "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    wonderful trip |
    "It was our first time to take rail in England. very enjoyable. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    Very comfort. |
    "Seats were comfortable. Staff was kind. The meal and beverages were nice. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    London to Edinbrugh Express |
    "The trip was fast and comfortable. The workers on the train were polite and nice. The only issue was the fact that there were only a couple of times that the cart came and it was kinda expensive. Overall it was a quick ride and a pleasant one. "

  • Value for money
    Convenience
    great journey |
    "we are really enjoying traveling with Virgin train, the service is excellent but unfortunately on the way back to London we missed the train and we can not utilize the tickets for the next schedule and we have to buy new ones only for lower class with special rate - being helped by the ticketing officer "

  • Carlisle to Euston |
    "Good trip, train was on time and good value for money. Easy to book and print tickets at station. Used to Swiss trains that are more spacious than the British ones, but no complaints. "

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FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. Are train tickets exchangeable and refundable?

  • Q. I’m leaving for Europe within 3 days and need to buy train tickets or rail passes. What are my options?

  • Q. I bought the Rail Protection Plan™. Can I exchange my train ticket, even though the ticket is non exchangeable?

  • Q. Are lockers and luggage storage services available at the train station?

  • Q. I understand that some of the train platforms in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy now have gates. How do I get to my train?

  • Q. I missed my train. What should I do?

  • Q. What should I do if I missed my scheduled train? Can I take the next one?

  • Q. What language is spoken at the train station and on the train?

  • Q. Can I get the address and phone number for the train station?

  • Q. My plans have changed and I won’t be able to use my rail pass. Can I get a refund?

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