We’re total advocates of getting from A to B by bike, but sometimes you need a bit of help to cover those extra miles in between.
A regular 30-mile cycle to work just might not be practical, so why not hop on the train? With our hints and tips, you can find out everything you need to know about transporting you and your steed speedily and safely via rail.
Combining cycling and travelling by train is a great option for commuting, not to mention weekends away and longer trips – particularly if you don’t drive. There are, however, restrictions on when you can take your bike on the train, and helpfully these often vary from train company to train company.
A good overall starting point is the National Rail website, which lists the key information you need to know about taking your bike on the train, and links to all the train companies. You can check what the restrictions are on the service you plan to use.
Bike storage on the train