Public Transport in the United Kingdom

Information on train, metro, bus and coach services to, from and around the UK...

Travelling to the UK is relatively easy with London being one of the central international airport hubs of Europe. There is a huge choice of airlines serving Europe, the Far East, America and Australasia, and a number of low cost flight suppliers.

Several passenger ferry routes, jet foils and catamarans operate between the UK and Europe and drivers can also reach the UK with the high speed trains Eurostar and Eurotunnel le shuttle via the Channel Tunnel.

Within the UK, a number of options are available for getting around the country; domestic flights, trains, buses, coaches, Underground tubes and trams. Travelling by public transport can be made cheaper by taking advantage of discounts on offer, using a combination of transport options and travelling off peak or off season. Many travellers choose to travel by road although traffic jams are frequent, especially during rush hour in the mornings from 07:30 to 09:30 and from 16:30 to 19:00.

There are various websites available to assist with travelling around the UK: