Transport in Britain


Find the best transport options for you

Find out about how to get to Britain, how to travel around when you’re here and everything you need to buy tickets, find the best transport options and make your journey as easy as possible.

Flight & airport info

All the information you require regarding the UK's airport websites and their car hire and transport information pages.

Getting to Britain

Ferries to Britain

You can travel by ferry to a number of destinations all around the British coast, including routes to the Scottish Islands and the Channel Islands.

Getting to Britain

Coaches to Britain

There are coach routes to Britain from numerous European destinations. Although it may take much longer, coach is a great cheap alternative to flying.

Getting to Britain by undersea train


Eurostar is a foot passenger only, direct train linking Paris, Lille and Brussels with London St Pancras.


Eurotunnel carries passengers and their vehicles and operates between Calais and Folkestone. Trains run 24 hours.

Using public transport

Public transport

Travelling by rail in Britain

Britain's rail network is modern and efficient. It covers all the main cities as well as smaller...

Public Transport

Bus & coach

If time isn't the most important factor then travelling by bus or coach is the best and most...

Public transport

London Transport

Bus, train, tube, you name it, London has it - public transport in London is the cheapest and most...

Public transport


Taxis are a really convenient way to travel short distances as your driver will take you directly...

Other ways to see Britain

Cruise around Britain

With Britain’s coastline exceeding 12,000 kilometres it’s no surprise that cruising around these islands is becoming an increasingly popular choice.


Britain is one of the best places in the world to see by bike. It’s small enough to cross comfortably in a week so cycling holidays are a great way to sightsee. Its hills are challenging without being intimidating and its remarkably varied landscapes mean that the scenery is constantly changing.

Car hire

Hiring a car is a great way to travel around Britain at your own pace. You can use one for your whole visit or for a short part of it.