I don’t have a car, so I rely on public transport. Here are links to some public transport on-line journey planners:
Traveline is partnership of transport companies, local authorities and passenger groups which have come together to provide routes and times for all travel in Britain by bus, rail, coach and ferry.
Traveline Scotland provides information on local bus routes, express coaches, trains, ferries, Glasgow subway and Edinburgh tram services.
Traveline Cymru – Journey Planning Wales provides an on-line ‘one-stop’ shop for public transport information and walking & cycling routes.
Translink is the journey planner for people living in Northern Ireland
The Transport for London website gives information on all forms of transport in London including cycle hire. It offers journey planning/routes, maps, tickets sales, and realtime traffic and travel updates.
Transport for Greater Manchester’s website provides journey planning and realtime travel information for the city.
The National Rail Enquiries website has a journey planner. You can also buy tickets via the site.
The Alert Me service within the National Rail app will automatically notify you of your next train, platform number and any delays (ie real-time information).
Trainline is a one-stop shop for train and coach travel. The Trainline App gives live, personalised travel information ‘on the go’.
The man in seat 61 is Mark Smith who has put together a website packed full of advice and information on train travel in the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and beyond.
Google maps is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers maps. satellite imagery, aerial photography and 360° interactive panoramic views of locations. It also offers route planning for travelling by foot, bicycle, public transport or car.