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Can a resident of Hong Kong with a UK passport purchase a BritRail Flexi Pass? Does the pass include Heathrow Airport to Exeter, Exeter to Bath & Stonehenge & then to London?

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  • December 05, 2014 16:48
    Jeff
    Changed title to Can a resident of Hong Kong with a UK passport purchase a BritRail Flexi Pass? Does the pass include Heathrow Airport to Exeter, Exeter to Bath & Stonehenge & then to London?
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  • December 05, 2014 16:42
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to For residents of North America: A <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-pass/index.html">BritRail Pass</a> or <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html">BritRail England Pass</a> would cover the trains that comprise of this itinerary. The <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-pass/index.html">BritRail Pass</a> covers the ticket costs for rail travel in Scotland and Wales, as well as in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/index.html">England</a>. In contrast, the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html">BritRail England Pass</a> only covers the ticket costs for rail travel within <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/index.html">England</a>. Therefore, all that would be needed for this particular itinerary is a <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html">BritRail England Pass</a>. A connection from the <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/heathrow-train-station.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/heathrow-train-station.html">Heathrow Airport</a> to Exeter would first just involve taking the <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html">Heathrow Express</a> into <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html">London</a>. Conveniently, the <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html">Heathrow Express</a> arrives into the <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/paddington-train-station.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/paddington-train-station.html">Paddington</a> station in <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/index.html">London</a>, which is where most trains to Exeter would depart from. The <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html">Heathrow Express</a> departs once every 15 minutes and takes about 15 minutes from terminals 1, 2 and 3 to <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/paddington-train-station.html">Paddington</a> and 23 minutes from terminal 5 to <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/paddington-train-station.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/london/train-station/paddington-train-station.html">Paddington</a>. The closest rail station to Stonehenge is Salisbury, which is about 15 km away. From the station in Salisbury, travelers can take a bus or taxi to get to Stonehenge. For planning purposes, travelers can check schedules for trains from <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/london-to-exeter.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/london-to-exeter.html">London to Exeter</a> (South West Trains), <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/exeter-to-bath-spa.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/exeter-to-bath-spa.html">Exeter to Bath</a> (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/crosscountry/how-to-book.html">CrossCountry Trains</a> connecting to <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/first-great-western/how-to-book.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/first-great-western/how-to-book.html">First Great Western Trains</a>), <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/bath-spa-to-salisbury.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/bath-spa-to-salisbury.html">Bath to Salisbury</a> (<a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/first-great-western/how-to-book.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/first-great-western/how-to-book.html">First Great Western Trains</a>), and <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/salisbury-to-london.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/salisbury-to-london.html">Salisbury to London</a> (South West Trains) by clicking on 'Find Fares &amp; Schedules' on <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/index.html">our homepage</a> and entering the route. Reservations are not at all necessary on these trains, so the rail pass is all that would be needed to board. When doing a search for trains to or from <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/bath/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/england/bath/index.html">Bath</a>, it would just have to be typed as 'Bath Spa' for it to be recognized by our website. For travelers who will not be in possession of a <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-pass/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-pass/index.html">BritRail</a> or <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/rail-tickets-passes/britrail-england-pass/index.html">BritRail England Pass</a>, special tickets are issued for the <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html">Heathrow Express</a>. These can be purchased by clicking on the following link: <a title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html" href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/heathrow-express/index.html</a>..
  • November 18, 2014 16:48
    Jeff
    Changed title to Can a resident of Hong Kong with a UK passport purchase a BritRail Flexi Pass?
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