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edited 8 March 2013 at 3:11PM in Public transport & cycling
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Am very happy to be limited to a specific train (bit like getting a plane) so not worried about that - even happier if could get group return for around £70!!!
thanks so much again for keeping me right
Assuming you'd like a Travelcard (unlimited travel around London on most buses, the Underground, most trains etc), the price is £29.50 (assuming no railcards) for an Off Peak Travelcard on East Coast, the restrictions are as follows:
If you want to arrive a bit earlier you could get the FCC Only ticket.
The 0845 FCC service is the first train you can use on this ticket, this arrives into London at 10:02, about an hour earlier than you can arrive on East Coast. The first train you can use after the evening peak is 19:10 arriving 20:24, you can also use 19:22 arriving 20:40 and a fast train is available at 20:07 arriving 21:05.
If you just want a Day Return to London King's Cross only, that is £23.00 with the FCC Only ticket, with the same restrictions above.
The tickets can be bought on the station on the day of travel.
Off Peak Return on FCC only = £23.00.
Advance Singles from £7.00 each way depending on time of travel, when booked via East Coast trains website.
Has anyone used the megatrain on Virgin routes? What type of ticket did you have??
From their FAQ webpages.... and... Lots more good stuff there. :beer:
I am trying to calculate whether it is cheaper to get an annual season ticket vs a return ticket each day.
I have looked on the National Rail Enquiries Season Ticket calculator and it shows that £6,656.00 (with underground) or £6,280.00 (without underground) using any network. (I only need to use Virgin Trains).
I have a 16-25 railcard and I am unsure how much a return ticket is?? (Especially with offpeak etc)
I will be commuting 5 days per week.
From 7am in the morning until 6pm in the evening.
As for the tube I will be getting the tube from Euston to Bond Street(3 stations) so is it cheaper to get an oyster card?
Can anyone advise me?
Your timings mean you will be travelling in peak times and at times when the railcard is not valid.