Travel

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
is the name of the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Their site gives details about bus and rail facilities in the West Midlands region.

Buses

National Express West Midlands
Information on NXWM bus services in the West Midlands, includes maps of bus routes and fare information, and timetable details.
National Express
Travel site for National Express coaches
Transport for London
Details of bus and underground services in London, includes timetables, routes, fares and the Underground map.

Railways

Rail Planner
Train planner from National Rail.
The Train Line
National rail information and ticket bookings.
Q-jump
Another service for national rail information and ticket bookings.
Deutsche Bahn
Well presented British and European rail timetables from Germany's state railways. Now gives directions from specific German addresses to German railway stations.
UK Train Operating Companies
Information about all the UK rail operators
Virgin Trains
Timetable information and ticket bookings for Virgin Trains, the inter-city rail operator serving Birmingham. Includes information the station facilities on the Virgin network.
West Midland Trains
The local rail operator serving the West Midlands

Air Travel

Birmingham International Airport
British Airports Authority
Information about several of Britain's major airports, including Heathrow
Manchester Airport
East Midlands Airport
 
UK Route planning
AA Routes & Traffic Information
Traffic information for Great Britain from the AA, together with a detailed route planning service. Including Great Britain, Ireland and Continental Europe.
RAC
Information from the RAC, including their routeplanning service. Includes details of current road conditions and traffic hold-ups.

Currencies

OANDA currency converter
Converts prices between 164 different currencies. Has both current and historical currency rates back to 1990.

General

KnowUK University of Birmingham only
Electronic versions of a wide range of key printed reference books - including the Blue Guides to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the Good bed and breakfast guide and the Which? Guide to Country Pubs. Please note that these are electronic versions of the current printed editions of these books - they do not reflect more recent infomation than the latest print edition.
Travel Advice
From the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
British Diplomatic Missions
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's list of British Diplomatic Missions in countries around the world, arranged alphabetically by country.
Travel Information
From NISS.

This site belongs to: Chris Porter. Birmingham, UK. Created: 12 March 2004 [Last updated:19 January 2005]