Loughborough to Cardiff Central

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  1. RJ

    RJ Established Member

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    Hello all,

    I'm making a leisure trip from Loughborough to Cardiff tomorrow, returning next day on Friday. Excluding Advance fares, I'm looking for the cheapest possible way of doing this journey by rail. I'm happy to go via London or via Birmingham and travelling (super) off peak.

    I'm already covered for the Underground and can use any walkup ticket type. £72.40 for the through SVR is the price to beat.

    Any split ticketing or creative fare suggestions especially welcome, TIA :)
     
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    Yes, 16-25 and a Priv, though I'm quite happy to deal with full fare quotes as I think between them, they cover virtually all ticket types.
     
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    Fare goes down to £14.80 return if you travel via Hereford and buy

    Edit: Had you been travelling to Newport, you could have avoided the last two tickets by going via Worcester and Cheltenham then stopping short at Newport.
     
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    Thank you for your suggestions :)

    I didn't make the trip in the end, but might do so in the near future. Going via Hereford is an interesting option, but there's a time penalty involved. Are those 175s furnished with plug sockets yet?
     
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    No, 175s do not have plug sockets, unfortunately.
     
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