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From the beautiful rolling hills of The Cotswolds to the sandy beaches of Cornwall, to the bustling cities full of must-see attractions and fantastic culinary delights, England has some truly unmissable destinations, and we’re here to bring you all of them in one handy place. Explore, be inspired, and travel greener by train!

Trending train routes in England

Keen to see where our customers are currently heading off to? Check out these popular routes below, and hey, why not join the party if you’re feeling in the mood for a getaway?

South West

Home to picturesque Bath and its plethora of spas, as well as the stunning coastline all around Cornwall, the South West of England features some of the country’s best scenery – perfect for a staycation or even an extended visit if you’re new to England! See some of the most popular routes below, and feel free to buy a ticket too if you’re feeling adventurous.

Farnham to Guildford train

Birmingham to Gloucester

Birmingham to Cheltenham train

London to Cheltenham train

Marylebone to Aylesbury

London to Bicester Village

Trains Marylebone to Oxford

Trains to Bristol

South East

The South East is of course home to the country’s magnificent capital city, London. But that’s not all – the South East has its own sprawling coastline with classic seaside towns like Brighton and Eastbourne, as well as some fantastic rural countryside spots, all well-connected by trains. Check out the most popular routes below!

London Bridge to Gatwick

Trains from Clapham Junction to Gatwick

East Croydon to Gatwick

Victoria to Brighton

Brighton to Eastbourne

Clapham Junction to Brighton

Eastbourne to Brighton train

London to Eastbourne

London Bridge to Brighton train

Portsmouth to Gatwick train

East Anglia

Visit the stunning Norfolk Broads for miles of sumptuous green nature, or head in to Norwich for a taste of history – the city is full of architectural gems, like the Norwich Cathedral or the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery. Looking for something a little different? Try a trip to Kings Lynn for an example of a sleepy English town. See all the most popular routes below!

London to Colchester train

London to Ipswich train

Cambridge to Norwich

London to Bury St Edmunds train

Cromer to Norwich

Norwich to Cambridge

Trains London to Diss

London to Norwich

Liverpool to Peterborough

London to Cambridge train


Home to England’s ‘Second city’, Birmingham, as well as some must-see historical spots. Take Oxford for example, you can visit the world-famous University grounds and stroll around the town taking it all in. There’s also the Cotswolds, recognised as an official Area of Natural Beauty – but don’t take it from the regulating body – go check it out for yourself…

Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Edinburgh to Birmingham

Coventry to Birmingham

London to Grantham train

London to Nottingham

Euston to Birmingham

London to Wolverhampton

London to Market Harborough train

London to Leamington Spa train

Chester to Birmingham

North West

Between lively cities like Liverpool and Manchester, to the stunning sights of the Lake District, the North West of England stakes a mighty strong claim for one of the most interesting areas in the country. You know what to do by now, check out the most popular routes below!

Stoke to Manchester train

London to Lake District

Milton Keynes to Manchester

London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

London to Preston train

Birmingham to Preston

Glasgow to Preston

Carlisle to Preston

London to Bolton

Cheap trains to Manchester

Euston to Manchester

Yorkshire and the North East

Never visited York before? Well there’s no time quite like the present! The Roman walls surrounding the city are a sight to behold, and the National Railway Museum is a must-see too (we’re a little biased on that one, but hey, can you blame us?). If none of that tickles your fancy, try the Peak District for some natural beauty, or check out Leeds or Newcastle if you’re after a more lively city experience.

Glasgow to Leeds

Glasgow to York train

Edinburgh to Durham train

Peterborough to York train

Edinburgh to Leeds

Peterborough to Leeds

Peterborough to Newcastle train

London to Durham train

Preston to Newcastle

Stoke to York


Although technically a part of the South East region, London is so big and has its own right to a popular train journeys section, owing to the sheer amount of things to do there. Check out some of these routes below!

Cambridge to London

East Croydon to London Bridge

Gatwick to London Bridge

Brighton to London Victoria

Colchester to London

Ipswich to London train

Winchester to London train

Chester to London train

Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

Aylesbury to London train

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