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Orange County
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Train Tickets

Interested in taking a day trip from London to Bath in May. Should I buy tickets before we go or wait for the day and purchase at the station. Concern is commiting to a certain day.

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1. Re: Train Tickets

No, don't wait for the day.

If you can, the cheapest way to go is to buy advance tickets--but these are tied to specific trains. Miss the one you are meant to be one, and you'll have to buy another ticket. But the savings are significant.

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2. Re: Train Tickets

If you want to, you can buy off-peak tickets on the day of travel.

For trains departing London Paddington at 08.30, 09.00, 09.30 and 10.00 Monday-Friday the off-peak return fare is £69.00.

For trains departing 10.30 or later Monday-Friday, or at any time on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, a Super off-peak return is available for £55.00.

With both these tickets you may return by any train the same day.

'Advance' fares start at £13.50 each way.

Edited: 10:11 am, March 20, 2014
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3. Re: Train Tickets

www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

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4. Re: Train Tickets

Thanks for the info!!

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