Public Transport

Public Transport

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Getting around locally and nationally from our homes is straight forward.
Our Properties are well located and have good public transport and road links.

Public transport in the UK is very extensive with a choice of several modes of transport including a large national rail network, coaches and bus systems, along with tram and boats in some locations. Travelling in and around Britain is easy from all of our locations.

Public transport in and around the UK
Public transport in London
Public transport in Hertfordshire
Public transport in West Midlands
International Travel

Travelling in and around the UK

Train

There are several train companies in the UK which connects to all corners of the UK.

To plan your journey by train, use this link. This will cover both local, regional and national journeys.
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

Coaches

There are several operators for National Coach services.

The largest and best connected is National Express. Online booking in advance will secure the best fares.

http://www.nationalexpress.com

There is a value service that runs limited routes which can often have national fares across the country for as little as £1 one way.

http://uk.megabus.com/


Travel in London

London has an extensive Public Transport system run by TFL – Transport for London.
London is served by the Underground (Tube), Overground, Train, DLR (Docklands Light Railway), River boats, Trams and even a Cable Car! You can also use one of the ‘Boris’ bike cycle hire to get around and can pick up bikes around most areas in Central London.
To work out how to get around, use their easy to use ‘Plan a Journey’ link.
Just enter your start and end point and it will work out the best route.

https://www.tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

Main site

https://www.tfl.gov.uk/ (Information on all modes of transport, fares, maps and timetables are available here)

Train information is also available for all local London routes on National Rail.

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

Travel in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire has a combination of trains and local buses including options to travel directly to London airports.

To plan your journey in Hertfordshire, use Intalink which has bus and train information.

http://www.intalink.org.uk/

Train information is also available for all local Hertfordshire routes on National Rail.

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

Travel in the West Midlands

Birmingham and the surrounding areas are well served by local bus routes and trains and trams.

Traveline has an easy to use Journey planner to help you work out the best route
http://www.travelinemidlands.co.uk/
Train information is also available for all local West Midlands routes on National Rail.

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

International Travel

There are many International Airports across the UK and with excellent coach and rail links to each, you can plan your travel for business, pleasure and leisure easily from any of our properties.

  • London Airports

Heathrow Airport (West of London) http://www.heathrowairport.com

Gatwick Airport (South of London) http://www.gatwickairport.com

Luton Airport (North of London) http://www.london-luton.co.uk

Stansted Airport (Far East of London) http://www.stanstedairport.com

London City Airport (East London) http://www.londoncityairport.com

  • Birmingham Airport

https://birminghamairport.co.uk/

  • Airlines and Booking Sites

Here are some of the low cost carriers and sites that serve these airports and where flights can be booked

http://www.flybmi.com

http://www.easyjet.com

http://www.ryanair.com

http://www.british-airways.com

http://www.lastminute.com

http://www.ebookers.com

  • International Rail

The Eurostar can be taken directly to a variety of locations across Europe including Paris and Brussels. It is located at Kings Cross St Pancras, which is just 1 stop from London Euston (Direct train from Birmingham) and served by several national train and London underground lines.

http://www.eurostar.com