Britrail England Pass

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  • Unlimited travel in England.
  • Discount for families or groups of 3-9 people with the Saver Pass.
  • Children under 5 travel for free.More details
  • Youth (16 - 25) discounts available
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Overview

The BritRail England Pass is the ideal rail pass to visit England. Discover the most popular cities of Enlgand, starting with London, its trendy capital. Reach other iconic cities like Liverpool, Manchester, Bath, Cambridge and more. Take the train to discover the peaceful English countryside and typical seaside towns.

With the BritRail England Pass, you can travel where you please, whenever you want! Take as many trains as you like, there is no limit on the distance you can travel in a day. The Britrail England Pass, to put it simply, offers unlimited travel at a fixed price!

Hop on hop off trains to visit any place you want. The BritRail England Pass gives you access to all trains, but remember that premium trains require a seat reservation. The Things to know section explains everything you need to know about seat reservations.

The BritRail England Pass is the key to have a hassle-free trip throughout England.

Things to know

Who can buy a rail pass?

Any person living outside the participating countries can use the Britrail England Pass. Please note that residents of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales are not eligible.

Seat reservation

A seat reservation is a guaranteed seat on board a train.

Seat reservations are compulsory for high speed, international and night trains. However, as you will be travelling with a rail pass, you will only have to pay for a small reservation fee, as opposed to the usual standard fare.

Seats are generally available for reservation up to 90 days prior to departure and are limited. Book early to secure your seat!
We are not currently offering online seat reservations for high speed, international and night trains covered by the BritRail passes.You can book your seat reservation directly from train stations once you are in the United Kingdom.

Our tip:
Most regional trains do not require a seat reservation. Just hop on board with a valid rail pass, find a seat and relax as the train takes you to one of the many destinations served.

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What is a Saver Pass?

A Saver Pass is a single pass listing the names of all people travelling together. It is offered to families or groups of 3 to 9 people.
  • Adults usually get a 20% discount with a Saver Pass.
  • Remember, children can travel for free with an adult. See conditions below.
  • Child concessions

    Children under 5 travel for free. Do not include them in your booking as they don’t need a rail pass. However if you want them to have a guaranteed seat on board high speed trains or a bed on board night trains, you must make a reservation before travelling.

    Children from 5 to 15 travel. Free travel limited to 1 child when accompanied by an adult who is a holder of a valid BritRail Pass.
    As a rail pass will still be issued for the child, please make sure you include him/her in your booking.
    All additional children aged 5 to 15 will benefit from a discounted fare.

How to use a rail pass?

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Britrail England Pass

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey for any specific seat reservation requirements.

Benefits

Most rail passes include discounts and bonuses. Save money and make the most of your trip with your rail pass.
When available you will get hotel discounts, free entrance to museums, discounted boat trips and more.

Interactive Rail Map

Use our interactive travel map to plan your trip and view the rail network of each country covered by your rail pass.

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  • "Revisiting"    
    I used my ticket visit to visit York, A place I loved to go to when I lived in England    Value for money
  • "Perfect for flexibilty"    
    Used the Britrail England Pass - easy to validate at St Pancras Station and then I used it to visit London,Dover, Salisbury (Stonehenge) and up to the Lake District. Could hop on any train without reservations at any time. For flexible times and used properly, a pass is a must and good value.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Britrail Pass"    
    A very economical way of using the English railway network and very convenient being able to board any train during the allocated day without having to buy a ticket in advance. Instructions regarding border crossing into Scotland were slightly confusing but buying a ticket Edinburgh to Carlisle for the Edinburgh to Manchester day trip was only a slight inconvenience. O verall a great system which I will use on my next UK visit.    Value for money  Convenience
  • "UK Rail Trips 8 day consc pass"    
    Great pass for UK rail travel. Much more flexible for daily travel unlike point to point fares which in the UK are often punishing cost-wise unless you book well (very well) in advance or travel off-peak and loose virtually half the day waiting for the cheaper fare to surface for the outward trip. As a tourist your destinations can vary on a day or even an hourly basis and the ability to hop on and off without being stuck in a queue or wasting time at stations calculating how much this leg or that leg might cost is a real advantage of this pass. You need to spend your precious time working out the timetables and the platform arrangements. Trying to calculate UK rail fares is always a challenge - given the pea and thimble approach underlying the pricing ! Transport economists are much like children - they should be seen but not so often heard, especially by rail fare policymakers ! Only downside with this type of Pass is when you strike a ticket barrier that is not staffed (or infrequently staffed eg Haywards Heath) - can be a bit tricky extricating oneself to/from the paid area - which is not found on European stations as they have not adopted the (rather strange) UK philosophy of 'paid and unpaid' station areas. Problems aside the Pass is good value if you need to travel often during the period of validity. One final comment on booked seats - the Virgin trains are rather poor at showing which seats are booked and which are not - its hard to tell . Cheers    Value for money  Convenience
  • "Tony "    
    Trains where great but due ti station renovations at Nottingham there was no lift on platform 7 and we had to lug our heavy bags up 2 flights of stairs.    Value for money  Convenience