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Although it’s no big surprise that London is listed as #1, it’s clear that there are a number of other exciting cities that also attract visitors throughout Britain. For example, at #2 the beautiful city of Edinburgh is an enchanting place to explore, where Edinburgh Castle sits atop… more>
By Carl H. Larsen I didn’t know my BritRail Pass allowed me to walk back in time, so it was a surprise to learn that pass holders can receive substantial discounts on a wide number of “heritage railways” throughout the UK, many of which run trains operated… more>
by Sharon Whitley Larsen
“Is this your first time on a sleeper train?” asked affable David, the ScotRail lounge car attendant, as he poured me a glass of wine, the lights of a small town passing fleetingly by in the dark window.
I assured him that I had… more>
FAQ – Does a BritRail Pass cover travel on London’s city transport, such as the underground and buses?
A BritRail Pass doesn’t include travel on London’s city transport. However, one of the best features of train travel is that you arrive in the city center so from there, the closest underground or bus is usually just a hop, skip or jump away…especially in London.
Great value on autumn and winter travel
Now’s the time to appreciate low season travel to Britain, where you can avoid the summer crowds and enjoy great savings! Explore England, Scotland and Wales this November, December, January or February and save up to 20% off BritRail’s most popular… more>
by Sharon Whitley Larsen
My husband Carl and I travel often to the U.K.–and we’re always thrilled to have our 4- or 8-day BritRail Flexi-Passes in hand! Train journeys across England, Scotland, and Wales are some of our most memorable experiences–whether it’s a sleeper excursion, day-long trip, or… more>
Explore its rugged coastal & lush green landscapes
Ireland draws visitors from around the world thanks to a number of reasons…all of which are uniquely Irish! Whether it’s to hike along Ireland’s rocky cliffs, converse in a cozy pub while enjoying a pint of Guinness, walk… more>
Take advantage of our best discounts
BritRail Passes and Eurail Passes have a variety of discounts for youth, seniors, groups and more. Here are our 2 most popular discounts offering great ways to save…up to 50% on BritRail and up to 15%… more>
The best views of London
Hop aboard the EDF Energy London Eye for a 30 minute flight aboard one of London’s great iconic attractions. Always in motion, the London Eye is like a giant Ferris wheel, with glass capsules, perfectly located across the bridge from Big Ben and… more>
Yes, you can travel on Airport Express trains with a BritRail Pass. As a BritRail Pass provides access to all trains on Great Britain’s National Rail Network, this also includes access to Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Express trains – the quickest way from London’s airports to central London.