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    I don't have a railcard but I'm with Natwest and I heard they give them out for cheap/free.

    Which rail line is the cheapest to book from and how do most of you planning on getting there if you're from London?
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    The Train Line site is really good for cheap train tickets from London. I just checked tickets from London to Lancaster for Sat 27th and it's about £14.50. And that's with Virgin too, no changes!

    I'd recommend that. Any cheaper and you'd have to Megabus it here.
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    Best to just go straight to Virgin Trains (who operate the route) or National Rail enquiries (nationalrail.co.uk) who have a journey planner allowing you to find timetables and fares, but then direct you to the virgin trains (or other appropriate company's) site to actually buy the ticket. Its best to book way in advance as its pretty expensive if you leave it late, but I know of people who have managed to bag tickets for less than £10! And yeah, getting a railcard is almost always worth it - even if you buy it for full price it usually only takes one or two long journeys to completly recoup the cost.
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    (Original post by Mochassassin)
    The Train Line site is really good for cheap train tickets from London. I just checked tickets from London to Lancaster for Sat 27th and it's about £14.50. And that's with Virgin too, no changes!

    I'd recommend that. Any cheaper and you'd have to Megabus it here.
    (Original post by Wsxboy)
    Best to just go straight to Virgin Trains (who operate the route) or National Rail enquiries (nationalrail.co.uk) who have a journey planner allowing you to find timetables and fares, but then direct you to the virgin trains (or other appropriate company's) site to actually buy the ticket. Its best to book way in advance as its pretty expensive if you leave it late, but I know of people who have managed to bag tickets for less than £10! And yeah, getting a railcard is almost always worth it - even if you buy it for full price it usually only takes one or two long journeys to completly recoup the cost.
    Cheers guys.
 
 
 
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