Wherever you are in the UK you're never more than 70 miles from the sea. To help you plan & book your journeys by air, rail or road around this compact island we have put together the basic information needed to travel around the UK.
Our transport guides provide online booking for trains, coaches & flights, timetable information & the best travel discounts we can find. We also research the most reliable sources for links to any additional timetables & information for public transport you could need.
Cheap flights are available between many English, Welsh & Scottish airports. The budget online deals make air travel attractive compared to train, coach or car & often much quicker.
London Luton & London Stansted are the main UK hub airports for low cost flights with budget airlines flying to many regional airports. Many major airlines now operate rival no frills flights making cheap air travel available to almost every airport across England, Scotland & Wales. Check out our airport information pages.
Britain was the birthplace of train travel & still has a marvellous rail network infrastructure. Privatised in 1994, train services are run by a variety of operating companies which all have seperate timetables, fares & special offers.
towns-online train travel guides cover the essential information about routes, stations and destinations to help you get the best out of booking online train tickets. Book tickets & find discounts for UK rail journeys with our partner National Express Coaches, tickets can be posted 1st class, special delivery or picked up at the station.
National Express Coaches
Often the first choice for budget travel, National Express Coaches travel to around 1200 UK destinations & all major UK airports. London Victoria Coach Station is the central hub linking Eurolines, their European & Irish coach network to all parts of Britain.
We have details of facilties for the main coach stations, destinations, routes & pick up & drop off points. Book online discount National Express Coach tickets.
Ferries and Seaports
There are many ferry and seaports around the UK. Some of the major seaports include: Dover, Folkestone, Hull, Newcastle, Newhaven, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Southampton and Weymouth. For the best pricing, take a look at DFDS Seaways.