Now is the best time to book a train ticket for your Easter staycation

Easter may seem like a lifetime away considering how slow January was, but now that the dreaded first month of the year is over and done with, we’ll be stuffing our faces with cream eggs in no time. Hence why it is time to start planning our Easter break.

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If you’re planning a staycation this year, then you’ll be pleased to hear that train fares are on your side. But you’ll need to book your tickets now to get the best deals.

With Easter falling later this year, many of us are crossing our fingers for warmer weather, which is why it is no surprise that 43% of us will be opting to stay in the country during our time off, according to Skyscanner.

So to accommodate us all, the travel site has uncovered the cheapest rail fares to help Brits make the most of their staycation, with return tickets from south to north of the country for as little as £30 when booking via the Skyscanner app.

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Lisa Tyndall, Skyscanner Senior Growth Manager, comments: ‘What better way to spend Easter with family and friends than to consider a staycation and enjoy what the UK has to offer.’

She continued: ‘There are some great Easter train deals out there right now, allowing travellers the chance to leave the traffic and parking headaches behind, and get into the holiday mood from the moment they jump onboard.

‘Now is not only the best time to consider booking train tickets for Easter but there are also some great hotel deals out there too.’

For those who need some inspiration, we recently revealed the top ten cheapest UK city breaks with Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle, Hull and Southampton in the top five and setting visitors back as little as £57.64. For extra guidance, we’ve also listed 20 British bucket list experiences to try on your next staycation.