Easter Getaway Hacks from Trainline

Avoid Easter getaway stress with these travel tips

Less time in traffic = more time for chocolate! 🚄 🍫 🐰 Easter marks the start of spring. It’s great, excessive chocolate consumption, and around 30 variants of hot-cross bun in the shops – both predictable and delightful in equal measure. However, there are some predictable features of Easter that are considerably less delightful, like traffic jams or stomach ache […]

Six Nations Train Travel Guide

Six Nations Train Travel Guide

Trainline’s Six Nations Train Travel Guide If you’re lucky enough to have tickets to one of the Six Nations matches, find what you need to know to get to the games with Trainline’s Six Nations Train Travel Guide. Meeting your mates: On the train If the train has reserved seats then you could visit the […]

Make train travel easy

Our mission to make train travel easy

Train travel just got easier… We’re always championing simpler rail travel, so when today, Rail Delivery Group (RDG) revealed a radical overhaul of current UK train fares by testing the removal of complicated train ticketing rules, it was music to our ears. The RDG plans* set out measures to make ticket machines more user-friendly and to provide […]

Trainline early booking

Early booking for Easter

The early bird catches the Easter bunny First things first, it is very early, for Easter. But Easter eggs have already been in the shops for a fortnight, so, we’re hopping on this early-Easter bandwagon because it’s perfect timing for saving money on your train tickets. The rule to remember is early booking is the best way to […]

Chinese New Year Celebrations

The best places to celebrate Chinese New Year in the UK

Train, Eat, Drink, Dance… Obviously China is the best place to celebrate Chinese New Year. That said, a flight to China, and the ensuing time away might not be suitable. Therefore we’ve created a our guide to the best Chinese New Year celebrations in the UK… 🐉 Dance with dragons in London Probably the most famous location for […]

Escape Valentine's Day

The Great (Valentine’s Day) Escape

Because some people prefer not to share their chocolate… Valentine’s Day is a lovely rest-bite to the otherwise dank and grey winter months. Although traditionally for two, we like the idea of a modern Valentine’s Day, reclaimed for eating posh chocs and going on adventures, in ones, twos, threes or whatever you fancy. So, here […]

Valentine's Day Surprise

Valentine’s Day Surprise – It’s time to book!

The fool proof Valentine’s Day checklist… Valentine’s Day has a tendency to creep up on you, and although everyone says they want a quiet night in. No-one can deny the thrill they get when their special person makes an extra special effort. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered, here’s what you need to know to set […]

Mark Brooker, Trainline COO

Mark Brooker joins the Trainline team

Meet Mark Brooker, Trainline’s brand-new COO Over the past year or two, Trainline has been innovating and expanding at a rapid rate. We’ve been kept busy by our acquisition of Captain Train and evolution to Trainline EU, our move to the cloud, and the roll out of more mobile ticketing routes. This has brought with it a […]

Trainline’s 2017 Travel Predictions

Before Christmas we reviewed the 2016 Travel Habits across Europe, so to kick start January, we’ve rustled up the top staycation and vacation 2017 trends!* London and its iconic landmarks have super pull-power as the number one destination for UK travellers and in Europe Berlin has the widest appeal. The West Country has pipped Welsh beaches to the post, […]