Getting around Britain

Getting around Britain

Explore your transport options

Whether you're travelling on foot, by car, bus, taxi or train we can help you find your way easily from city to city, airport to station or restaurant to hotel, as well as providing you with essential information on how to use these services in Britain.


Domestic flights

Flying is a great time-saving alternative to road or rail when it comes to travelling around Britain. Domestic flights are fast and frequent and there are airports across Britain operating domestic routes.

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...

Транспорт

Лондонский транспорт

Самый дешевый и экологичный способ передвижения по Лондону и его окрестностям - общественный...

Public transport

Taxis

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

Getting around Britain with access or disabled needs

If you’re coming to Britain and have access or disabled needs check the link below to find out more about transport options.

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.

Cycling

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.

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  • Маршруты
    • Ben Nevis view from Corpach © Britainonview / - Britain on View
      Walking up Ben Nevis

      Britain's highest mountain features on many people's hit list and while the walking and summit views make it a worthwhile outing, it is not a...

    • River Wye Source:Anguskirk
      Walking the Wye Valley

      The Wye Valley Walk follows the beautiful river valley from Chepstow in Monmouthshire to Rhayader in Powys, criss-crossing the border between...

    • Eilean Donan Castle at night Source:Allan Gourlay
      Scotland's history & heritage

      Taking you through the West Highlands of Scotland, this captivating itinerary allows you to relax and indulge your senses while experiencing the...

    • View over Oxford spires from Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford © Britainonview / Pawel Libera
      Heart of England by car

      On the lookout for everything English? From cosy tea rooms to superb medieval architecture you will find everything in the Heart of England.

    • Wast Water in the Western lake District Source:Barry
      North England by car

      Come and take in some of the prettiest towns and villages and the most inspiring scenery England has to offer, from wild mountains to wooded...

  • Достопримечательности
    • Canterbury Cathedral Source:Spiterman
      Canterbury Cathedral

      Canterbury has been a key location for the Church of England for nearly five centuries and you'll find many important religious buildings and...

    • Kew Gardens, London Source:Roger Quayle
      Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

      Kew Gardens has made continual contributions to botanical and environmental science since 1759, helping conserve unique collections of plants...

    • Major Oak in Sherwood Forest Source:Chris Guise
      Robin Hood

      A brilliant archer, Robin Hood lived a life of adventure, stealing from the rich to give to poor and hiding out in Sherwood Forest. Take a Robin...

    • Durdle Door, Dorset Source:© lovestruck. (Flickr)
      Dorset and East Devon Coast

      The Dorset and East Devon Coast, also known as The Jurassic Coast was the first ever site to be inscribed as a 'natural' World Heritage Site. It...

    • Blenheim Palace Source:Chris Guise
      Blenheim Palace

      The birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace near Oxford is a perfectly preserved 18th-century residence set in a 2,100-acre park...

  • События
    • Llangollen International Eisteddfod Source:© Old Polar_oid
      Llangollen International Eisteddfod

      The Inverness Highland Games on 24 July promises to be one of the most memorable events ever experienced in the Scottish Highlands.

    • Stage at RockNess Festival Source:Pogofish
      RockNess music festival

      Known as 'The Most Beautiful Festival in the World' because of its jaw-dropping location, RockNess on the banks of Loch Ness (do you see what...

    • Serena Williams
      Уимблдон

      Каждый год около 500 000 любителей тенниса съезжаются в Уимблдон, чтобы посмотреть, как лучшие в мире игроки сражаются за звание чемпиона...

    • Man vs Horse Source:© Dirty Dingus
      Man vs. Horse Marathon

      Who do you think would win in a race between a man and a horse? Seems obvious doesn’t it, but don’t be so sure.

       

    • Minack theatre on the coast of Porthcurno, Cornwall Source:Eve Saint-Simmons
      Театр Minack

      Театр Minack предсталяет летний сезон из 18 постановок на самой живописной и оригинальной театральной площадке Британии.