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Last updated: 15 Jul 2014
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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.

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Eurostar logoEurostar £59 returns Paris, Brussels, Lille & CalaisNorm from £69. Go quick, limited availability

Ends Today

From Thursday book online at Eurostar and you could get your hands on £59 return train tickets to Paris, Brussels, Lille or Calais from London St Pancras. There are 50,000 discounted single seats up for grabs at £29.50 each until Mon 24 Nov with tickets valid for travel between Mon 5 Jan and Thu 12 Feb.

You'll need to buy outbound and inbound singles

Tickets are sold as £29.50 singles, but you must book an outbound AND inbound ticket to get the sale price. Search online at Eurostar for your desired dates and if you're lucky, you'll find £29.50 singles for both legs of your journey. Kids tickets aren’t included in the offer but the standard price is £49 return.

Although Eurostar says the discounted seats are spread evenly, when it has run this sale in the past we found there's more chance of finding a £59 fare for journeys Mon-Thu, but there are some weekend tickets too.

Return tickets usually range from £69 (if booked well in advance and mostly off-peak) to £309, so this is a cracker and worth climbing aboard if you can find them. These tickets are bound to get snapped up quickly as Eurostar doesn't run these deals very often, so if you were planning to get away at the start of next year, now would be a good time to book. 

£69 return to Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp

Eurostar is also offering discounted return fares to Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp in Belgium for £69 if you can find them. Tickets are sold as singles and you’ll need to book outbound and inbound to get the sale price. These tickets normally cost from £79 return, so you could be on the right track for another good bargain.

2 for 1 entry to museums and galleries with tickets

Your Eurostar tickets also get you 2for1 entry to a range of top museums and galleries including Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Bozar in Brussels, and Le Palais des Beaux-Arts, all by simply showing your Eurostar tickets at entry.

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There's a £4 credit card fee per transaction but using a debit card's free. Max nine people per booking. This deal can't be used with any other offers.

You can collect tickets from a Eurostar terminal or print them at home by clicking the 'print-at-home' tab during the booking process. You must check in at least 30 minutes before your departure.

Children aged under four years old travel for free, but they’ll have to sit on your lap.

Plusbus logoPlusbus unlimited bus & tram travel from £2 per dayValid in 290 towns and cities. Extra third off with railcard

Eng, Scot, Wales

If you're travelling by train in England, Scotland or Wales, Plusbus gives you unlimited day travel by bus or tram in the town or city you're travelling to. Plusbus day tickets for over 290 locations can be bought from £2 if you buy online from one of the rail firms listed on the Plusbus site or at the station.

You can buy Plusbus tickets for the start of your journey or the end of it, or both. See the Plusbus route map for a full list of where you can use the cheap tickets.

Railcard holders can get an extra third off their day fare. Some restrictions apply, check 'more info' for the details.

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  • Network Railcards & Gold Cards are valid in the South East of England Mon-Fri after 10am, weekend anytime.
  • Two Together Railcards valid Mon-Fri after 9.30am, weekend anytime. Two tickets must be bought.
  • 16-25 & HM Forces Railcards valid at all times.
  • Senior Railcards valid after the morning peak hours (varies by location) Mon-Fri in the South East of England  and at all times outside of the South East.
  • Disabled Railcards valid at all times, including peak periods.
  • Family & Friends Railcards valid after the morning peak hours (varies by location) Mon-Fri in the South East of England  and at all times outside of the South East.

Southern logoSouthern train tickets from £5Buy an advance fare online until 6pm the night before travel

Ongoing

Buy an advance ticket to travel with Southern Railway for less than £10 each way. Southern has released over a million tickets priced at £5, £8 and £10. What makes the offer even better is that it can be used with railcards, so a journey from London to Southampton could cost as little as £7 return.

You can book tickets from 12 weeks in advance, up to 6pm the night before you travel. Tickets are released each week, so booking in advance gives you more of a chance to find the £5 seats.

You'll need to register with Southern before buying tickets online and tickets can be collected two hours later at your chosen station. Offer excludes Gatwick Express services and the Oxted, Metro and Redhill routes. See the route map here.

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Advance tickets are only valid on the specific date and time of train you book. Tickets are non-refundable, except those that are bought online and not collected - see Money Back Guarantee for more info.

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Train Deals

Oyster card logoFree or cheap Tube, bus & DLR travel if you’re over 60You must live in London

London

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 to the Cheap UK Travel Deals discussion thread.

MSE Frederika 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 the 60+ Oyster card 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 theFreedom 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.

Nectar logoEarn Nectar points on First Group train tickets*First Great Western, First Capital Connect, ScotRail & more

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.

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. 

C2C logoC2C 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 logoStansted Express £8 e/w - 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 when booked 30 days in advance (£12 single, £24 return when booked seven days in advance). For kids aged 5-15, you'll pay £4 single or £8 return.
  • Between Tottenham Hale and Stansted Airport - £7.50 single, £15 return when booked 30 days in advance (£11 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 less than seven days in advance and it’ll cost you a whopping £23.40 for a single, £33.20 return. 

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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. 

Chiltern Railways logoChiltern 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. 

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

Greater Anglia logoGreater 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 logoNorthern 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.

Gatwick Express logoGatwick Express 35% off for 2 passengers*Special 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).
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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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RedSpottedHanky logoBuy 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.
MSE Lisette says:

RedSpottedHanky have starting applying £1 booking and 'standard delivery' fees to their fares from Oct 2014.

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

£15 = £30
Get a 16-25, Family & Friends or Senior railcard via Tesco Rewards* for £15 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.
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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 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 logoSouthern £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.
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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 logoSoutheastern 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 logoFirst 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.
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Excludes Airport Advance tickets to and from Manchester Airport.

East Coast logoEast 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 logoChiltern 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.

Gatwick Express logoGatwick Express 10% off returns*Online 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.

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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 logoGatwick Express 10% off singles*Online 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 logoBuy 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.
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Only valid on departures from Folkestone (not Calais). Not valid on FlexiPlus tickets.

CrossCountry trains logoCrossCountry 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.

Megabus logoMegatrain & Megabus £1 advance fares*Ongoing offer on selected routes only. 50p booking fee applies

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. A 50p booking fee applies.

See the Megabus route map.

Chiltern Railways logoChiltern Railways Birmingham - Ldn return from £12Slower journey but good savings. with self-print or ticket to 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

Stagecoach logoEarn/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.
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It is worth noting that your first 70 points are worth 2p each.

Arriva Bus logoEarn/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.
More info
Your first 60 ICE points will be worth double at 2p.

Oxford Tube logoOxford Tube to London from £18 returnOxford-Ldn, incl Hillingdon, Shep's Bush, Notting Hill, Marble Arch & Victoria

Oxford-Ldn
Get single adult coach tickets between London and Oxford for £15 (£18rtn), single student and over-60s tickets for £11 (£13 rtn) or under-16s for £7.50 (£9rtns) 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 the Gloucester Green travel shop.

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Megabus logoBuy 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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Megabusplus logoMegabusplus Yorkshire £2.50 return faresIncl York, Castleford, Harrogate, Hull, Halifax, Doncaster...

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 logoEasybus 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.
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Please note that from 01/10/14 Easybus will be accept payment on debit or credit card only.

Terravision logoLiverpool 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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