Getting to and from the station

Bus connections

Plan your whole British journey on public transport with the Traveline website. Just enter your starting and end postcodes (or towns or railway stations). Traveline will plan your trip including trains, buses, ferries and walking. Google Maps also offers journey planning. Information on local bus travel is also available from staff at larger stations, and bus timetables are usually displayed at bus stops.

Plan your journey on the Traveline website


Consider adding Plusbus when you buy your train ticket. From just £2 per day it gives you unlimited local bus and tram travel at either the starting or end destination of your train journey.

Read about Plusbus

Go by bike

Bikes are allowed on trains in the UK, but different rail operators have their own rules and restrictions. You may need to book your bike on in advance. Find out more on the National Rail Enquiries cycling page.

Visit the National Rail Enquiries cycling page


Google Maps gives estimated walking times and directions. Just enter the name or postcode of the relevant railway station and choose 'Directions'. Many stations also display local maps.

Plan your walk on Google Maps

Car parking

Many UK stations have a car park. On the National Rail Enquiries stations page enter your station’s name in the blue box. Then in the ‘Getting to and from the station’ tab see car parking details. The station postcode is shown at the top.

Look up car parking at National Rail Enquiries

From the airport

You can take the train direct to and from many of the UK’s airports. The website provides a guide to rail services from each airport.

See airport connections at

All travel advice on Scenic Rail Britain is provided in good faith. Fares and rules are subject to change. Scenic Rail Britain cannot take responsibility for any errors. Always research your journey carefully to get the best possible fare.

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