Found 21st Jan 2008
I'm going down to London on 1st March and coming back the next day (2nd March).

I've got a young persons railcard.

I also need to have use of the underground for both days.

I've done a search online from P/Boro to London Zone 1 and can get an advanced ticket for £12.55 single so about £25 return but do you know if this includes the use of the underground?

Whats the best and cheapest way to do this journey?

All help is appreciated.

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Hey.

The advanced tickets, especially to Zone 1, will not include underground. To use the underground you should either go for a travelcard, or a Oyster card.

If it were me, I would go for the advanced tickets as they seem a good price for a days break return, and then purchase or use an Oyster Card for the underground. There £3 deposit, and can be purchased on the underground ticket office (after filling a form) and at some shops.

check [url]www.tfl.gov.uk[/url] for info on the oyster card,

Hope it helps,

Rb

Original Poster

Cheers, any idea how much a travelcard is for each day?

I can also get a return ticket to Kings Cross coming back the next day for £20.35 on first national so may do that and then get get a travelcard for each day if it doesn't cost too much.

Can I get a travelcard for the underground in advanced from Peterborough train station for example?

Check directly on the national express website, nationalexpresseastcoast.com/

They have lots of single fares from £9 with railcard so probably cheapest overall option.

Travelcard prices are here: tfl.gov.uk/tic…spx
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