Living In The UK

TimePlan’s Out and About Factsheet (found at the bottom of this page) is part of our overseas teachers induction pack. It contains information about public transport, travelling to Europe, information about our travel partners and website links to a number of travel websites.

Getting from A to B…

Worried about how you’ll find your way around when you get here?

Don’t stress! Upon arrival in the UK, you will be very well connected. The transport system in the UK is an extensive network of buses and trains, linking you to major cities and towns throughout England and Scotland.

Airports for both domestic and international flights are located throughout the UK, making travel simple and hassle free.

Below you’ll find some helpful sites that will assist you in navigating around the UK! Don’t forget there are always handy Apps to download on your mobile or tablet too but don’t worry too much, everyone still gets a little lost from time to time.

Transport for London – www.tfl.gov.uk
National Rail – www.nationalrail.co.uk
National Express – www.nationalexpress.com

Travel Opportunities

In addition to an excellent career move, teaching in the UK also offers incredible travel opportunities. Europe is a stone’s throw away, making travel over weekends and school holidays a breeze! Drive to Wales, take the train to Paris, fly to Rome … Europe is on your doorstep and we definitely recommend travelling around whilst you’re here.

Have a look at some of the low-cost travel options below and tantalise the travel bug within …

Airlines
EasyJet – www.easyjet.com
Ryanair – www.ryanair.com

Trains
National Rail – within the UK – www.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar – connecting London and Europe – www.eurostar.com

Buses
Mega Bus – www.megabus.com/uk
National Express – www.nationalexpress.com

Car Rentals
EasyCar – www.easycar.com
Zip car – www.zip-car.co.uk

Out and About