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    • QQQ
    • By QQQ 7th Sep 17, 9:20 PM
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    Cheapest way to travel around the UK without a car
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    Cheapest way to travel around the UK without a car 7th Sep 17 at 9:20 PM
    I will need to travel from London to places like Yorkshire, Devon etc having no car. What is the cheapest way of doing it? British railways does not seem to be the one. National Express? What else?
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    • Shaka_Zulu
    • By Shaka_Zulu 8th Sep 17, 7:17 AM
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    Walking ?
    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 8th Sep 17, 7:23 AM
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    Hi,

    Walking ?
    Originally posted by Shaka_Zulu
    wow, big laugh for me at this time of morning.
    Y'all take care now.
    • martindow
    • By martindow 8th Sep 17, 12:21 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 12:21 PM
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    If you book well ahead and tie yourself to specific trains you can travel very cheaply. If you are eligible for a railcard it can be cheaper still.
    • QQQ
    • By QQQ 8th Sep 17, 12:49 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 12:49 PM
    If you book well ahead and tie yourself to specific trains you can travel very cheaply. If you are eligible for a railcard it can be cheaper still.
    Originally posted by martindow
    No, I am afraid I need to travel at a short notice.
    • colcheslad
    • By colcheslad 8th Sep 17, 12:59 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 12:59 PM
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    Megabus? Often cheaper than National Express
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 8th Sep 17, 2:26 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 2:26 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 2:26 PM
    https://www.europcar.co.uk/deals/one-way-uk.step

    1 one way car hire. May not always suit your schedule but it can be an option.
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 8th Sep 17, 9:02 PM
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    • By suejb2 9th Sep 17, 1:47 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 1:47 PM
    You say you don't have a car but do you drive? Can you hire one. How about car share? www.carshare.com
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