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    A return ticket from Norwich to Newcastle is about £177! I need to be able to get up to Edinburgh from Norwich at Christmas, but I really don't want to pay such a ridiculous amount of money for my train fare. Is there anywhere I can get reduced price tickets? I'm still at sixth form, so I'm not sure if I can get a discount or not. Do you think it's possibly cheaper to just fly or go by bus? (though I would rather not go by bus-very long and uncomfortable!)
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    Try to travel off peak. Also, see if it's cheaper to split it into sections rather than do one long journey. If you have to change it can be a lot cheaper that way.
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    It shouldn't cost that much at all, somthing is clearly wrong, it costs me £15 to get from Brighton to Manchester.

    Have you looked at www.thetrainline.com? I really cannot understand where you got that figure from unless its first class and a meal with the queen.
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    There Is No Such Thing!!!
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    book now! lol the earlier you book... if online, the cheaper the ticket is
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    You can choose an option when booking on the internet to go as cheaply as possible. I.e. if you don't care what time you go, don't travel on a friday and have about 10 changes

    Ok, slight exaggeration with 10, but hey, you catch my drift.
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    Book early and get a rail card if you haven't already got one.
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    It may well be worth looking into flying from Stansted, if you're in Norwich.
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    Yup - if you're in 6th form, you should be able to get a "Young Person's Railcard" - they're available to all 16-25 year olds, and cost a mere £20 (very economical).

    If you go to a staffed station, they'll have leaflets - if there aren't any near by, you can order them from the website (http://www.youngpersons-railcard.co.uk/)
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    Or open a bank account with Natwest and you get one free
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    Thanks everyone! I'm definitely going to get a young person's card.
 
 
 
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