Jools Townsend, chief executive of the Community Rail Network, looks forward to the return of sustainable, community-minded, flight-free and car-free trips
The eco-credentials of trains are widely known, but what about the cost and time comparison? Maggie Robertson forsakes Easyjet and takes her family from Bristol to Edinburgh by train to find out.
Mallorca is the ultimate package holiday, but there is another side to the island and there is no need to take to the air to discover it, says Rowena Quantrill
Our 'Destinations' series takes a look at the nation's favourite holiday destination, Spain.
How far is it possible to travel in one day? Karen Simmonds shares the story of her 1000 mile journey, crossing five borders, in a single day.
Long train journeys with children don't have to be a challenge, says Susanne Treadwell, who shares her experiences of travelling by train with a family.
In the second episode of our 2020 podcast series we talk to SnowCarbon founder Daniel Elkan about why travelling to the slopes by train is always better than flying
Heather Mack tells us how travelling by coach to ski resorts across Europe makes for a less stressful and more scenic journey compared to flying, with the added bonus of being environmentally-friendly.
Does adventure have to involve a flight? Not necessarily, says Anna Hughes, who went on the adventure of a lifetime without leaving Britain.
As Greta Thunberg sails across the ocean again, we ask if new enterprise VoyageVert could be the future of transatlantic travel?
Does a business meeting in Europe have to mean a flight? Definitely not, says Martin Siegert, now he has discovered Europe’s high speed rail network.
Sarah Clayton from AirportWatch travelled by train and coach for a walking holiday in Italy, and asks if long-distance coach travel could soon become a popular alternative to flying.
The glorious south of France is a popular holiday destination, for good reason: great weather, fantastic coastline, incredible mountains. Here are seven accounts of getting there without flying.
Christine and Peter Lloyd spent thirteen months pedalling to the Great Wall of China, and were determined not to fly home
Elizabeth Roper lives with her family in the South Cotswolds, and shares with us the incredible holiday destinations to be found in this part of the world
Flight Free UK Director Anna Hughes travels to Dublin via train and boat, a journey that prompts her to question our relationship with time
Ian Garman, travel blogger at Best Dead Ends, offers his advice for people going on their first ever European train trip. From knowing the train system to things to watch out for, he takes the guesswork out of planning for a less worrisome journey
Professor Trevor Dale shares his experience of an overland trip to Gran Canaria, a journey that the vast majority of people make by air
Arts and sustainability group Creative Carbon Scotland has a general ‘no flight’ policy – here, Director Ben Twist, a seasoned rail traveller, offers some flight-free tips.
Slow travel makes the whole experience far richer, as discovered by environmental scientist Alexandra Jellicoe on a recent trip to Italy.
Flight Free campaigner Anna Hughes questions if asking people to fly less is asking for an end to foreign holidays
The honeymoon is traditionally a time to push boundaries and splash out on exotic travel. But when Rebecca Casson was planning her wedding, she wanted married life to start as she meant to go on.
After travelling for eighteen months, cycling through Europe, South and North America and Asia, Christopher ended up in Bhutan. But the carbon footprint of his journey led him to question his motivations and consider giving up flying for good.
Research fellow Roger Tyers shares his plans for an upcoming no-fly field trip to China, and explains the importance of leading by example
A keen traveller, it was difficult for Lewis to reconcile his desire to travel with his ambition to reduce his carbon footprint. But by giving up flying Lewis realised he would gain much more.
We meet Evelina Utterdahl, Swedish climate activist and eco-warrior who gave up flying without giving up her career as a travel blogger.
Traveller and writer David Charles explains that giving up planes doesn't mean giving up travel
Flight Free UK Director Anna Hughes travels from London to Copenhagen by train
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