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Cost-effective solution to get to work by train in the UK?

I'm afraid you've answered your own question there - the most cost-effective way is to buy a season ticket (as that is what they are designed for), and the longer you buy it for, the cheaper per-...
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Commute between Birmingham Centre and Airport

I don't know how familiar you are with UK rail ticketing, but here are some details beyond what you've already been given (prices now updated for January 2017, unlikely to change throughout the year). ...
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Options for getting around Sydney for Tourism

Firstly, it's worth noting that that time of year, Sydney is crazy busy. I've watched the fireworks at New Years from Cremorne Point (north side) and it took 3.5 hours to get back to Central Station (...
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Cheapest fare for commuting from Oxford to London by train for 3 months in summer

You're correct in that you can't use a 16-25 railcard with a season ticket. This is going to be very expensive, and if you can't afford it it might be worth exploring alternatives. However, there are ...
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Mission Impossible: get from Sunnyvale to the Google campus

Assuming you're starting right by El Camino (CA-82) and the Lawrence Expressway, Google Maps and Waze generally recommend the Lawrence Expressway to 101. This is the most logical and direct route as ...
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Which train tickets do I need for a daily commute between Frankfurt and Heidelberg?

Hilmar is already giving a rather general answer to your question. I will focus on finding the cheapest option for you. The basic thing you have to ask yourself is whether you wish to use regional ...
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Options for getting around Sydney for Tourism

Sydney is reasonably well covered by public transport, with a combination of trains and buses. The buses aren't that easy to navigate so you should prepare your itinerary in advance or rely on a ...
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Commute between Birmingham Centre and Airport

For Train times, information and pricing, see National Rail Enquiries. For the duration of time you'll be doing this, and the fact that you may be able to travel at off-peak times, it's unlikely that ...
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Which train tickets do I need for a daily commute between Frankfurt and Heidelberg?

This is a somewhat unusual (and long) commute, so it's not covered by any of the local transportation networks (Nahverkehr) and you will need a regular train ticket from the Bundesbahn www.bahn.de ...
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Season ticket from Ashchurch for Tewkesbury to Five Ways (Birmingham) - What are the permitted routes?

First of all, as others have said, since you have a season ticket, you're also allowed to start, finish, or break your journey, or change trains, for any reason or no reason at all, at any of the ...
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Season ticket from Ashchurch for Tewkesbury to Five Ways (Birmingham) - What are the permitted routes?

Season tickets are valid between any intermediate stations on a permitted route between the points it is issued for (see paragraph 16.3 in the National Rail Conditions of Travel). So changing trains ...
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Season ticket from Ashchurch for Tewkesbury to Five Ways (Birmingham) - What are the permitted routes?

You can calculate a permitted route buy going to http://data.atoc.org/rp_calc to see what routing points your journey is made up of. Once you have done this click the link to download the table ...
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Commute between Birmingham Centre and Airport

Well, you could walk it. It is only 7-8 miles.. so not exactly tough. Brisk walk would get you there in under 2 hours. But, just get the train. It's like £3-4 each way and takes about 15 mins... That'...
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Mission Impossible: get from Sunnyvale to the Google campus

Firstly, the intersection of El Camino Real (82) and Lawrence is in Santa Clara, not Sunnyvale - but near enough. There is no correct answer to this question. I live very (very!) close to the ...
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Commuting from Frankfurt to Bad Homburg

The monthly ticket is 133,80€. If you don't care too much about quality and comfort, you can even get a new bicycle for the price of two monthly tickets. A single fare is 4,80€ or you can also get a ...
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