Bus, Coach and Train Links

Below you will find links to sites that offer information on getting from point A to point B, whether it be by train, bus or plane. If you’ve found a site that you think should be included here, send us an email with the URL and a short description of why it’s helpful.

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Rail
European Rail Pass Guide
Information about Eurail passes, European train tickets & reservations – and you can buy them all right there, too.

Amtrak
Book your train journey within the US or to Canada. Check every Monday for the new weekly specials.

BritRail
Rail passes galore for the UK and Ireland.

National Express
This train line in the UK runs regular passenger trains on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland.

Indian Railways
The name says it all – and they even include a timetable. Is that a joke?

Rail Europe
Information, passes and point-to-point tickets for European train travel.

Australia’s Great Southern Rail
Information about Australian rail passes, as well as grand train tours of the country.

The Trainline
A good and handy way to look at British rail schedules and buy tickets online.

TrainWeb
All things rail-related, from a searchable database of rail companies, to resources for both the rail traveler and the model-train enthusiast.

Virgin Trains
Branson plays conductor – this time it’s of a UK rail company.

TrainTraveling.com
It’s a little cluttered, but there’s good information here about train travel in lots of countries all over the world.


Rental Cars
Cheap Car Rental Links
Renting a car is easier when you have the best deals in one place. Compare rates for major car companies and online bookers, for great car rental deals.

Bus
Megabus.com
Very cheap bus company in the UK, US, & Canada, with UK tickets starting at just £1.50.

Busabout Europe
Bus passes to get you all around the Continent on a hop-on/hop-off service exclusive to independent travelers.

STA Travel Bus Pass Information
This student travel resource has information about bus passes in Europe, the South Pacific, Canada and Mexico.

FlixBus
A German intercity bus service provider with over 5000 daily bus service throughout Germany and into its neighboring countries.

The Bus Station
Extensive guide to everything involving motorized transport worldwide. Going overland? Find tons of country-specific resources to get you there.

Bus Eireann
The official site of Ireland’s national coach service.

BusWeb
Everything there is to know about bus, motorcoach and coach travel, especially for Europe.

Greyhound
These buses will take you all over the US. See the Oz counterpart at www.greyhound.com.au, and the Canadian site at www.greyhound.ca/en.

National Express
The British bus service also operates coach and air services throughout the UK, Ireland, and the Continent.