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Cheap Train & Coach Deals Streamline the cost of travel tickets with the latest discounts

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8 Apr
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This list of super-cheap train and coach deals will help you cut travel costs to the bone – sometimes to just £1 each way.

We check with companies' press offices that deals are open to all, but policies can change, so check before booking. These are just one-off promos - for top techniques to cut any journey’s cost, see Cheap Trains.

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New Deals

Nectar logo
Earn Nectar points on First Group train tickets*Valid on First Great Western, First Capital Connect & more from Thu

Ongoing

If you buy almost any train ticket online from First Group rail companies (First Great Western, First Capital Connect, ScotRail, First Transpennine Express or Hull Trains),  you'll earn two Nectar points per £1.

For season tickets, it's a tad different. You'll get 50 points for a weekly, 200 points for a monthly and 2,500 points for an annual pass, no matter the cost or distance. One point = 0.5p, so 2,500 points is worth £12.50.

But, wait till Mon 14 Apr and you'll get double the points on most tickets booked online until Sun 27 Apr, including season tickets, first class travel and journeys booked using a railcard (total cost after discount). You can't get Nectar points on gift vouchers, London Travelcards or Plusbus tickets.

You should never choose where to shop due to loyalty schemes such as this one, but if you've already got a Nectar card and you're planning to travel by rail, here's how to make the most of the points: 

1) Compare prices

If you know exactly where and when you want to travel, compare prices via these booking sites and at the First Group rail company which covers your route: First Great Western, First Capital ConnectScotRail, Transpennine Express or Hull Trains. If it's cheaper via the other booking sites, consider whether it's worth getting the points.

2) Link your Nectar card to your First Group account

Log into your train company account and add your Nectar card number. Then book your journey.

3) When to spend points

Points will be added to your Nectar account within 28 days and you can spend them straight away (though Nectar sometimes runs double exchange events where your points may be worth double so you may want to wait till then). Usually, you need a minimum of 500 points to get a £2.50 voucher to spend at Nectar outlets.

If you've not got a Nectar card, register online at Nectar.com or pick up a registration pack in Sainsbury's or Homebase. 

Two Together Railcard logo
Two Together railcard £27 - gets couples 1/3 off fares*Special code gets 10% off the new couples railcard

10 days left

We're big fans of railcards, and the Two Together Railcard is a great way for two adults (16+) to save while travelling, as it knocks a third off rail fares.

The card normally costs £30, but enter the code TOGETHER10 online by Wed 30 Apr and you'll get 10% off, making it £27 for the year. You can also buy the railcard at staffed National Rail stations, though you'll pay £30 there. Just a couple of decent-length trips easily covers the cost of the card. 

You must be travelling together for the entire journey. The only time you can't use it is between 4.30am and 9.30am on weekday mornings. 

You can have as many of these railcards with different people as you want, so you can couple up with your mum on one and buddy up with your best mate on another. 

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Boost savings even further by splitting tickets

This is a big trick. Instead of buying a return tickets for the whole journey, bizarrely, buying single/return tickets for its constituent parts separately can slash the price – even though you're travelling on exactly the same train.

Use this in conjunction with your railcard for serious savings. Try it yourself with our new split ticket iPhone app or the split ticket mobile site.

Got kids, are you over 60 or under 25?

If you've kids, the Family and Friends Railcard may be better for you. Under 25? Try the 16-25 Railcard. Or if you're 60+, you'll be eligible for the Senior Railcard.

You may be able to save even more if you've a stash of Tesco points. You can boost their value by swapping points for a railcard. See our Boost Tesco Points guide and for more tricks on train fares, see our Cheap Train Tickets guide.

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First class delivery is free. If you're ordering online, an extra week’s validity will be added from the date you order to allow for any delay in postage.

Only one railcard can be used per journey. The two adults must be travelling together for the entire journey.

There's no limit on the number of codes which can be used, so everyone entering the code by Wed 30 Apr will pay £27 for a one year card.

London Midland logo
London Midland 25% off advance off-peak returnsOnly available online, not at train stations or over the phone

5 days left

Get 25% off advance and off-peak tickets on London Midland trains when you book by Fri 25 Apr. It's for standard and first class travel before Fri 30 May, though if you're booking a return ticket, the inbound journey can be made up to a month after your outbound journey.

What's more, Family & Friends, Two Together, 16-25, Senior, Network and Disabled Railcard holders can get an extra discount - that's an extra third off your travel.

There are thousands of tickets available every day, though it is subject to availability eg the total amount could dip due to engineering works. But, if there are tickets available, you'll see a red asterisk beside the ticket price.

How much will I pay after the discount?

Savings include: an advance one way ticket from Birmingham New Street to London Euston for £4.50  (usually £6), an off-peak return from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street for £27 (usually £36.60) and an off-peak return from London Euston to Northampton for £19.70 (usually £26.30).

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It's valid on off-peak journeys: trains arriving into London after 9.59am, for trains departing after 9.30am in the West Midlands and trains leaving after 9am elsewhere and anytime at weekends. 

Also excludes the following: off-peak tickets to/from London leaving Euston between 4.45pm and 7pm for journeys to Watford Junction and any station as far as (and including) Long Buckby. Off-peak tickets are not valid on trains leaving central Birmingham (New Street, Snow Hill, Moor Street, Jewellery Quarter and Five Ways) between 4.35 - 6pm, unless you are travellling beyond Hereford, Shrewsbury, Stafford or Northampton.

You can collect tickets from stations from two hours after buying or get them delivered for free. 

Valid on London Midland services only.

Southeastern logo
Southeastern 25% off single & return off-peak ticketsBook online to get 25% off mainline and high speed train journeys

Book by 21 Apr

Get 25% off single and return off-peak tickets online at Southeastern until Mon 21 Apr (you must book and travel by this date). It's valid on the mainline and high speed services, but not for travel wholly within London zones 1-6. Though you can travel via these zones and go to other destinations.

What's more, Family & Friends, 16-25, Senior, Two Together, Network and Disabled Railcard holders can get an extra discount and it can also be combined with Southeastern's Kids for a Quid promotion (max four kids) when you buy a 25% off adult off-peak day return only. Tickets can be booked on the day of travel, but must be booked at least two hours in advance.

You'll see a red asterisk for valid journeys. Savings include: a standard off peak day return from Ashford Int to London St Pancras for £20.35 (usually £27.10) or Folkestone to London Victoria for £24 (usually £32).

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Collect tickets from stations from two hours after buying or get them delivered for free. Not valid on journeys entirely within the London fare zones, first class or when buying a Travelcard. There's no limit to the total number of discounted off-peak tickets available (all valid journeys will get the discount).

Valid on these tickets and from these times only:
 

  • Off-peak day tickets are valid after 9am.
  • Off-Peak day tickets for trains travelling into London are valid to arrive after 10am
  • Off-peak open return tickets are valid after 9.30am
  • Super off-peak tickets are valid after 10am
  • Off-peak and Super Off-peak tickets are valid all day at weekends and bank holidays.

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C2C logo
C2C trains 25% off online off-peak bookingsBook online to get 1/4 off journeys from London area to Southend

Tue-Thu

You can get 25% off single or return off-peak tickets for train trips made on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays when you book online at C2C at least two hours in advance.

It's valid on journeys starting within London's Travelcard zones (Fenchurch St, Limehouse, West Ham, Barking, Upminster, Dagenham Dock and Rainham) to Southend Central station. You can't use it for journeys starting from Southend. 

What will I pay?

An off-peak Fenchurch Street to Southend Central single ticket usually costs £16.40, but you'll pay £12.30 with this deal. West Ham to Southend Central is normally £14.90 but you'll pay £11.20. For Barking to Southend Central, you'll pay £10.05 instead of £13.40.

C2C says this is a trial offer so there's no official end date. The discount will automatically come off your total and it's only valid on travel after 9.30am.

Stansted Express logo
Stansted Express £8 each way - book 30 days in advanceTravel between Liverpool Street/Tottenham Hale and the airport

Ldn-Stansted

You can pay £8 for a single ticket from one of two London stations to Stansted Airport when you book online at Stansted Express at least 30 days in advance. It's valid on standard class tickets only and you can travel in either direction. Here's the deal: 

  • Between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport - £8 single, £16 return (previously £12 single, £24 return when booked seven days in advance). For kids aged 5-15, you'll pay £4 or £8 return.
  • Between Tottenham Hale and Stansted Airport - £7.50 single, £15 return (previously £12 single, £24 return when booked seven days in advance). For kids, it'll cost you £3.75 for a single or £7.50 return.


As long as you book a valid ticket at least 30 days in advance, you'll pay the prices above (there's no limit to the number of tickets available at this price).

Book over seven days in advance and you’ll pay £12 single, £24 return. Book less than seven days in advance and it’ll cost you a whopping £23.40 for a single, £33.20 return. 

You must book by Mon 19 May but you can travel up to six months in advance.

More info

Once you've booked, you can print your ticket or have it sent to your mobile. You can't get it delivered to your home address. It excludes first class travel and railcards. Kids under five travel for free. Stansted Express says there are no booking or credit card fees. 

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Stansted Express logo
Stansted Express £12 each way - book 7 days in advanceANY day, Half price singles, 1/3 off returns. Must book seven days in advance

Ongoing
Book via its website, and Stansted Express slashes its prices to £12 for standard singles, (usually £23.40) or £24 for a return (usually £32.80). Previously these lower prices were only valid when you booked for parties of two or more, now they apply for everyone.

You need to book 7+ days ahead, to get them, and there’s currently no end date. It's valid on journeys departing in either direction, between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street or Tottenham Hale.

If you're buying a return ticket, it can be used within 30 days of the outbound journey. You need to print your e-ticket or you can have it sent free to your mobile.
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Not valid with any other offers, Railcards or discounts. Valid on standard class tickets and online only.

Chiltern Railways logo
Chiltern Railways four travel when two payBook online, at the ticket office or over the phone

Off-peak rtn

Up to four adults can travel on a Groupsave ticket via Chiltern Railways but only two adults need to pay. It's only valid on off-peak returns (after 9.30am Mon-Fri) and off-peak day Travelcards. What's more, in addition to the four adults, up to four children aged 15 and under can travel for £1 each and under 5s go free. 

This is an ongoing offer which can be booked online (you'll see the letter 'G' for the group booking), at your nearest station's ticket office or by calling 08456 005 165.

There's no need to book in advance but you all do need to be travelling at the same time. 

More info

This offer's not valid with any other discounts, including railcards. GroupSave isn't available to buy from stations run by London Underground.

Two offers (one more publicised than the other) get over-60s living in London free or super cheap travel.

  • Freedom Pass. FREE travel on London’s public transport. If you live in London and are the right age, the Freedom Pass gives you free travel on London’s public transport, including the Tube, buses, National Rail, DLR and Overground.

    It's hard to state a definitive age for who's eligible - at the moment you need to be roughly 62 or over (see this table for full details) so use the Freedom Pass Calculator then apply online or go to your local Post Office.

  • All other over-60s. Pay £10 for nearly unlimited travel on Tube, buses and more. To fill the gap if you can’t get the Freedom Pass, the 60+ Oyster card gives you free travel most of the time on London’s public transport, including National Rail. When you turn 60, pay a one-off fee of £10 and get a card which lasts until you're eligible for a Freedom Pass.

Forumite cwc1899 posted: "My husband who recently turned 60 has to get two buses each way to work at a cost of £4.40 per day/ £22 per week/ £1,144 per year. This will save my husband a minimum of £1,134 per year and more as he can use it at any time." Add your 60+ travel saving in the Cheap UK Travel Deals discussion thread.
MSE Paloma says:

Both these are absolutely cracking deals so if you’re over 60 and living in London, it's a no-brainer to apply. Even if you only use it for a year before reaching Freedom Pass age, you could save hundreds of pounds if you travel daily.

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Free travel with the Freedom Pass includes:

  • Any time on TfL buses, Tube, DLR, tram, London Overground and after 9.30am on weekdays, all day at weekends on National Rail services (all day weekdays on some lines - see the Freedom Pass map for more).

Free travel with the 60+ Oyster card includes the following services:

  • Bus, tube, tram, DLR and London Overground: Any time
  • National Rail services: From 9.30am weekdays, any time on weekends and public holidays on most services, including to Dartford and Swanley. It's valid at any time on some National Rail services, see the 60+ Travel map for full details of where you can use the card.

    It's not available for those who are eligible for an older or disabled person's Freedom Pass, who have a Veterans' Oyster photocard, are under 60 years old and those who don't live in a London borough. See the full T&Cs.

Train Deals

Greater Anglia logo
Greater Anglia 50% off for second passengerBuy online or at ticket offices

Weekends
When two adults travel together on a Saturday or Sunday, the second passenger gets 50% off their ticket cost. So split it between you and you can each save 25%. You can get the offer online at Greater Anglia or by quoting the 'Duo tickets' offer at ticket offices.

It's valid on super off-peak day returns only, on the Greater Anglia route south of Manningtree/Harwich and the Cambridge to London routes. London to Stansted Airport is also included. See the Greater Anglia route map.
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It's not valid on journeys which both start and end in London fare zones 1-6 and no other railcard discounts are available. Unfortunately, when there are engineering works taking place, you won't be able to get the discount.

Northern Rail logo
Northern Rail 50% off for second passengerBuy online, from ticket offices or on-train conductor

Off-peak
When two adults take a return journey on selected off-peak routes, the second passenger gets 50% off. So split it between you and you can each save 25%. You can get this Northern Rail offer online or by quoting 'Duo' at ticket offices or to the on-train conductor.

It's valid on an anytime day return or an off-peak day return ticket on the Northern Rail network, but see below for some exclusions.
More info
No other railcard discounts are available and unfortunately, when there are engineering works taking place, you won't be able to get the discount.

See the full T&Cs.

First Capital Connect logo
First Capital Connect 25% off with super off-peak tixBuy tickets online, at ticket machines or from ticket offices

Ongoing
You can get at least 25% off fares on First Capital Connect services any time on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays with a super off-peak ticket. This has been upped from the usual 20% off offer and tickets can be bought online, at ticket offices or machines for journeys such as London to Brighton.

Railcards can be used to get even cheaper fares and the discount's applied automatically when you book.
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Valid on routes to London, within the London travelcard area, routes along the Brighton mainline as well as Thameslink North and the Great Northern route. FCC has confirmed there are no booking fees. Tickets can be bought on the day.

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Gatwick Express 35% off for 2 passengersSpecial link gets 35% off anytime return ticket

Ldn-Gatwick
Go via the Gatwick Express Web Duo page to get 35% off an anytime return ticket when two passengers travel together from London Victoria to Gatwick.

With an anytime return ticket, your return journey must be within a month of your outbound journey. These tickets usually cost £34.90 each, so you're getting them both for a total of £44.70 (usually £69.80).
More info
Return journeys must start from London Victoria (not valid for return journeys starting from Gatwick). Two adults must travel together at the same time in both directions. Excludes first class and kids. Can't be combined with railcards or other offers.

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Tesco logo
Buy tix via RedSpottedHanky with Tesco Rewards*Worth 1p in-store, convert Tesco CC points for 2x value

£5 = £10
By converting Tesco Clubcard points into Tesco Rewards*, every £5 is worth £10 on rail site RedSpottedHanky*. Check the rest of this Cheap Train Deals note for individual operators' sales, though, as RedSpottedHanky's system doesn't usually factor in sale prices.
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While worth 1p in store, Clubcard points values are up to quadrupled when converted to Tesco Rewards*, which include days out, magazine subscriptions, holidays etc; eg, Alton Towers ticket for £11.50 of points, or a year's Company mag subscription for £8.

Other deals can be better value than going via RedSpottedHanky, but if you're buying them anyway, and don't need any other deals, it's a good conversion. Read more in the Loyalty Points Boosting guide.

Tesco logo
Family, 16-25 and Senior Railcards £15 in Tesco pts*Get 50% off annual railcards by converting Tesco CC points

£15 = £30
Get a 16-25, Family & Friends or Senior railcard for £15 via Tesco Rewards* instead of the usual £30. You'll be sent a code that can be used on the Railcard checkout to give you up to a third off rail fares.
More info
While worth 1p in store, Clubcard points values are up to quadrupled when converted to Tesco Rewards*, which include days out, magazine subscriptions, holidays etc; eg, Alton Towers ticket for £11.50 of points, or a year's Company mag subscription for £8.

Other deals can be better value than the railcards but if you're buying them anyway, and don't need any other deals, it's a good conversion. Read more in the Loyalty Points Boosting guide. Also, check the railcard site for restrictions and to ensure you're eligible before exchanging your vouchers.

What discounts do the railcards get you?

16-25: A third off fares if you're over 16 and under 26.
Family & Friends: A third off adult and 60% off child fares, a minimum of one adult and one child, up to four adults and four children (age 5-15) can travel using one card.
Senior: Those 60 and over get a third off rail fares.

Southern logo
Southern £15 unlimited day travelBuy online and hop on & off the entire network for the day

Unltd off-peak
Buy a £15 Southern Railway DaySave ticket online to get unlimited off-peak travel across the entire network. You'll need to register with Southern before buying tickets and you must buy at least three days in advance of travel (collect tickets at station) or five days in advance (tickets will be posted).

If there are three or four of you travelling together, you can get the DaySave ticket for £30 in total.
More info
As it's an off-peak ticket valid for one day, you can travel any time on Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. It can also be used on weekdays, but not before 10am or between 4.15pm-7,15pm when boarding trains from East Croydon and London stations such as Victoria, London Bridge and Clapham Junction.

Railcards and other discounts can't be used with this offer and it excludes Gatwick Express services. Tickets can't be refunded or exchanged. groups of three or four (adults and children) travelling at the same time can buy a DaySave ticket for £30. For any additional children travelling, it's £1 extra.

Southeastern logo
Southeastern kids for a quidPay £1 for kids at the ticket kiosk only

Kids aged 5-15
Up to four kids (5-15) can travel for £1 each via Southeastern when travelling with an adult with a valid off-peak ticket. The adult's fare can be bought online but the kids' tickets must be bought at the station. Journeys can't start and end in London zones 1-6 (eg, Orpington to London Bridge), only from further afield.

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TransPennine Express logo
First TransPennine 50% off with 16-25 RailcardValid on advanced non-refundable fares

Ongoing
Anyone with a 16-25 Railcard can get 50% off advanced fares when they book through the TransPennine Express website. This beats the usual 34% discount.
More info
Excludes Airport Advance tickets to and from Manchester Airport.

East Coast logo
East Coast 25% off tickets for groupsBook online via special link

Groups of 3-9
Book online via this East Coast link to get 25% off advance standard and first class tickets for groups of three to nine people.
More info
Subject to availability. Can't be used with other offers, including railcards. Excludes the 9.52am between Aberdeen and Newcastle on Fridays.

Chiltern Railways logo
Chiltern Railways free parking for carsharersFor 3+ passengers sharing

Mon-Fri am
Three people travelling in the same car to a Chiltern Railways station between 6am and 9am, Monday to Friday, can park free. Simply tell the car park attendant you'd like a Carshare voucher and the parking shouldn't cost you a penny.
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Excludes Saunderton, Hatton, Little Kimble, Lapworth and Kings Sutton stations.

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Gatwick Express 10% off returnsOnline offer for adult and child tickets

Ldn-Gatwick
Book online at Gatwick Express for "anytime" and "day" returns on the non-stop London Victoria-Gatwick Airport route. The discount will be applied automatically. You can book for travel up to 12 weeks in advance and your ticket can be sent via email and/or to your mobile (though not if you're returning the same day). There's no booking fee.
MSE Paloma says:

Print at home tickets are currently stating the return date as being the same as the outward journey. Gatwick Express has said this is an error and you have up to 30 days to make the return journey.

More info
Not valid with other online discounts. Your inbound journey must be made within 30 days of your outbound journey.

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Gatwick Express logo
Gatwick Express 10% off singlesOnline offer for adult and child tickets

Ldn-Gatwick
Book online at Gatwick Express for the non-stop London Victoria-Gatwick Airport route. The discount will be applied automatically. You can book for travel up to three months in advance and your ticket can be sent via email and/or to your mobile. There's no booking fee.
More info
Can't be used with other online offers. Excludes First Class Anytime return. Valid on both adult and child tickets.

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Eurotunnel Le Shuttle logo
Buy Eurotunnel tickets with Tesco Clubcard Rewards*Swap points for rewards x3

£10 = £30
Get single or return Eurotunnel (vehicle) tickets from Folkestone-Calais with Tesco Clubcard vouchers*. Each £10 in vouchers gets you £30 in rewards, which you can use in full or as part payment. Order five days before booking then book at least 14 days in advance.
More info
Only valid on departures from Folkestone (not Calais). Not valid on FlexiPlus tickets.

CrossCountry trains logo
CrossCountry trains 10% Student/Graduate discountAvailable for NUS holders

Advance tickets
Students who have an "NUS Extra, "Graduate Extra" or "Apprentice Extra" card can get an extra 10% off certain CrossCountry advance tickets (the applicable tickets will show up in green in a search). It's valid with the 16-25 railcard discount.

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Megatrain & Megabus £1 advance fares*Ongoing offer on selected routes only

Book ahead
Go to the Megabus* site, choose where you're travelling from and to and select "all" under "travelling by" to show results for both bus and train. £1 fares are available on several routes including Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Sheffield & more.

See the Megabus and Megatrain route maps.

Chiltern Railways logo
Chiltern Railways Birmingham - London return from £12Slower journey but good savings with self-print or ticket to your mobile

Book ahead
Use the Chiltern Railways self-print or ticket to your mobile service and with tickets costing from £6 each way, you could pay just £12 to travel from Birmingham to London return. However, the route is slower and takes you from Birmingham Snow Hill or Moor Street to Marylebone rather than Birmingham New Street to Euston.

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Bus & Coach Deals

Abellio logo
Abellio Surrey 50% off bus travel for 16-19yr oldsNo voucher's needed, just quote 'YuGo' to the bus driver

Surrey 16-19yo
If you're aged 16-19, you can get 50% off a standard single or return adult fare on Abellio Surrey buses when you quote 'YuGo' to the bus driver. It's valid every day on Surrey bus routes only, including Kingston, Guildford and Woking and it's an on-going offer.

As adult return fares can hit £6.90, you could pay a maximum of £3.50 (it's rounded up to the nearest 10p). If you look younger (or older!) then be prepared to show ID.
More info
Excludes the £1 Thrill Deal to Thorpe Park and the £1 Uni Pound offer.

Stagecoach logo
Earn/spend loyalty points on Stagecoach busesExcl London routes and Smartzone tickets in Oxfordshire

Book any time
You can now earn loyalty points when you buy Stagecoach Megarider and Unirider season tickets or Smartrider smart cards via loyalty points scheme MyICE. You'll earn 3 ICE points for every £2 you spend. Each ICE point is worth 1p, which can be spent on further season tickets.

The season tickets and smartcards are sent out by post or can be collected from electronic ticket machines. Postage cost depends on method chosen.

Arriva Trains logo
Earn/spend loyalty points on Arriva busesFor routes outside of London. Valid on season tickets only

Book any time
You can now earn loyalty points when you buy Stagecoach Megarider and Unirider season tickets or Smartrider smart cards via loyalty points scheme MyICE. You'll earn 3 ICE points for every £2 you spend. Each ICE point is worth 1p, which can be spent on further season tickets.

The season tickets and smartcards are sent out by post or can be collected from electronic ticket machines. Postage cost depends on method chosen.

Oxford Tube logo
Oxford Tube to London from £17 returnOxford-Ldn, incl Hillingdon, Shep's Bush, Notting Hill, Marble Arch & Victoria

Oxford-Ldn
Get single adult coach tickets from London to Oxford for £14 (£17rtn), single student and over 60s tickets for £11 (£13 rtn) or under 16s for £7 (£8rtns) on the Oxford Tube Coach service. Pickups and drops offs are from London, Hillingdon, Lewknor and Oxford.

You can buy tickets and passes for a month in advance from the driver and the service's full range of tickets can be bought on the Oxford Tube website, by phone or from Gloucester Green travel shop.

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Megabus logo
Buy Megabus tickets with Tesco Clubcard Rewards*Swap points for 2x rewards. All routes included

Book any time
Grab Megabus tickets using Tesco Clubcard vouchers*. Every £5 in vouchers gets you £10 worth of rewards, in the form of four £2.50 token codes. Valid on all routes, including trips to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Boulogne and Megatrain routes. There's a 50p booking fee payable by card.

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Megabus logo
Megabusplus Yorkshire £2.50 return faresIncl York, Castleford, Harrogate, Hull, Halifax, Doncaster, Scunthorpe...

Train/coach
Megabusplus, set up by Megabus*, provides combined rail and bus journeys, eg, buy a ticket from London to York and you'll journey from London to East Midlands Parkway by train and between East Midlands Parkway and Yorkshire by coach. Journeys are from £1 each way, plus a 50p booking fee.
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Routes include: York, Castleford, Harrogate, Hull, Halifax, Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Huddersfield and Bradford.

Easybus logo
Easybus airport travel from £4 returnRoutes incl Gatwick, Stansted and Luton to London

Airport shuttle
Cheap bus operator Easybus offers journeys from central and west London to Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports starting at £2 each way. You don't have to be flying to use the service. To book, just visit the Easybus website or buy at the departure point.

Terravision logo
Liverpool Airport to Manchester for £12 return*Routes incl Liverpool John Lennon Airport - Manchester city centre

Airport shuttle
Low-cost city shuttle bus company Terravision* offers fares between Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester city centre for £8 one way or £12 return. To book, just visit the Terravision* website.

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There's a secret phrase that turns any credit card into a financial self-defence superhero. "Section 75" laws means your plastic must protect anything you buy over £100 for free, so if there's a problem or the company goes bust you can still get your money back.

Although Section 75 doesn't apply to debit cards there is something else to fall back on if you paid on a Visa debit or electron card, or Visa credit card under £100 (otherwise go for Section 75). Known as Visa Chargeback, this is part of Visa's internal rules and not a legal requirement. Full details of Section 75, chargeback and how to claim in the Section 75 Refunds guide.

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