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National Rail Hints & Tips

Need to buy train tickets? National Rail can plan your journey & show you the lowest fares available.

How to get cheap tickets:

  • Look 12 weeks beforehand for cheap advance tickets.
  • Read our tips and tricks for getting a discounted 16-25 railcard. If you have a railcard add it to your searches & you could get a discounted price.
  • It could be worth splitting your tickets, this is when you buy tickets for different parts of the journey instead of the whole trip. However, be careful to make sure the train calls at the stations you have bought tickets for.

The journey alerts are a handy tool, just set it up for your route to be notified of disruption & delays, plus alerts via e-mail are free!

Need to phone National Rail? Call them for less with this number: 0121 634 2040 (press '1' three times) this '01' number will be cheaper to call than the official number, 08457 48 49 50.


Need to buy train tickets? National Rail can plan your journey & show you the lowest fares available.

How to get cheap tickets:

  • Look 12 weeks beforehand for cheap advance tickets.
  • Read our tips and tricks for getting a discounted 16-25 railcard. If you have a railcard add it to your searches & you could get a discounted price.
  • It could be worth splitting your tickets, this is when you buy tickets for different parts of the journey instead of the whole trip. However, be careful to make sure the train calls at the stations you have bought tickets for.

The journey alerts are a handy tool, just set it up for your route to be notified of disruption & delays, plus alerts via e-mail are free!

Need to phone National Rail? Call them for less with this number: 0121 634 2040 (press '1' three times) this '01' number will be cheaper to call than the official number, 08457 48 49 50.

 

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