Trains in Great Britain
Great Britain's rail network is run by over twenty different private rail companies. Your Interrail pass makes train travel in Great Britain very convenient.
Train types in Great Britain
- Route Map
- Domestic Trains
Visitors to Great Britain will find it easy to travel around England, Scotland and Wales on the extensive and well-developed train system. Britain's train network criss-crosses the land with services to even small towns and villages with almost 20,000 train services on a typical weekday.
Popular Connections in Great Britain
- Domestic routes
Main stations & connections
Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Holyhead, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle
London King's Cross
Cambridge, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, York
Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Oxford, Penzance, Plymouth
You can use your Interrail Pass on Heathrow Connect to travel between Paddington and Heathrow Airport.
Brighton, Dover, Portsmouth, Southampton
Exeter, Portsmouth, Southampton, Weymouth, Windsor
Liverpool Lime Street
London, Manchester, Glasgow
London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Liverpool, Glasgow
Birmingham New Street
London, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol, Penzance
Reservations in Great Britain
A valid Pass for Great Britain can be used on several train services operated by several private railway companies.
Please note: All customers with a Global Pass are eligible to travel on the Eurostar (between London and Paris, London and Brussels, and London and Amsterdam/Rotterdam respectively), with a compulsory reservation. However, the Interrail Great Britain Pass is not valid on Eurostar. Reservations in Great Britain can be made online at SeatRez (€6) or locally for free. Reservations are free for only LNER.
Reservations for Eurostar can be booked through the reservation self-service, the Rail Planner App, on the NS website, via phone at the Eurostar booking center (+44)01233617575 (outside the UK) or (+44) 03432186186 (within the UK), or directly at Eurostar terminals.
Good to know
Bicycles are generally allowed on British trains, but conditions vary between companies.
Mandatory reservations required:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- Night Riviera sleeper
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
No reservations required:
- Avanti West Coast (Recommended)
- Chiltern Railways
- Cross Country (Recommended)
- East Midlands Railway
- Gatwick Express
- Grand Central
- Greater Anglia
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway (Recommended)
- Heathrow Express
- Hull Trains
- Island Line
- London Northwestern Railway
- London Overground
- South Western Railway
- Stansted Express
- TfL Rail/Crossrail
- Transport for Wales
- West Midlands Railway
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