Which countries can I travel to by train from the UK?
Here are my top 10 destinations for long weekends or short breaks from the UK by train.
- Barcelona and Figueres. Head south from London on the 3pm Eurostar to Paris.
- Venice and Verona.
- Berlin and Colditz.
- Brussels and Amsterdam.
- Munich and Salzburg.
How can I find my train route?
Go to ‘Running Status’ on the homescreen, and simply enter the five-digit train number or the name of the train. Then, select the date of journey from the source station. This will display the arrival and departure time of your train for your boarding station.
Can I use my railcard anywhere?
YES! It is valid yo travel throughout Great Britain so you can use the Railcard to buy tickets anywhere across the National Rail network.
Is there a train from UK to Europe?
Eurostar is a high-speed train connecting Great Britain to Continental Europe. The Eurostar travels via the Channel Tunnel, and brings you from London to Paris, Brussels or Amsterdam in just a few hours. The Eurostar also travels direct to Lille, and Disneyland Paris (Marne-la-Vallée).
Which countries can you go by train from London?
There’s no need to fly within Europe. It’s surprisingly easy, quick and comfortable to travel by train from London to almost anywhere: Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Prague, Helsinki, wherever… The difficult bit is finding out how to do it and where to buy tickets.
How many Network Rail routes are there?
We’ve created 14 routes which are supported by five Network Rail regions, each led by a managing director. The five Network Rail regions are Eastern, North West & Central, Scotland’s Railway, Southern and Wales & Western.
How many Network Rail stations are there?
Our 20 managed stations – including Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Leeds, Bristol Temple Meads and 11 in London – are Britain’s busiest and biggest stations.