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There is the possibility to buy a simple paper ticket, but it is not actively advertised on the web page: This page states that paper tickets are available. In order to look up the fares, you can use the fare calculator. For example, this link computes the cost for a one-way trip from Paddington Station to Heathrow. Note that three prices are given: A peak ...


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Any ticket you buy having used that search will be valid for that journey. In some cases this may mean you actually have to buy two (or more) tickets, because the "via" station would not normally be on a valid route. Note that if you purchase advance tickets, you are not allowed to leave the train (or at least the stations) except at the end points ...


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Few airlines still sell open return tickets (that do not require reservations to be made). The exception is round-the-world and visit-a-continent fares which do still allow this. However, virtually all of them sell changeable tickets that can be changed at any time. On the flip side it may not be cheap. That said the ticket validity is usually limited to ...


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Very short answer: Absolutely! You can get a ticket at the ticket office or the ticket machines in every station. You can use coins, notes (pounds) (you will get change unless otherwise indicated on the machine) or credit and cash cards. However, it is more expensive to buy paper tickets.


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I know it is a little late to respond, but I am replying in the hopes that this may help others. I bought a ticket from Cleartrip on a waitlisted train, since their site said they will issue a full refund if you are not able to get on the train. When the train was overbooked and I was not able to get on, they did issue a refund, but with about $5 deducted. ...


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It seems your agent has printed out the receipts against a reservation system (like amadeus, galileo, etc.) which is typical for agents. They should have also provided you with a link where you can view your itinerary - something like a link to viewtrip.com which is Galileo's customer facing portal; or checkmytrip.com the equivalent for Amadeus. In both of ...



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