Travel Help4 Travel Help

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  • 4.1 Overview
  • 4.2 Travel Rank
  • 4.3 Travel Data Sources

4.1 Overview

Travel information is displayed for all postcodes in England, Scotland & Wales. Travel information is not displayed where a location selected is a boundary (e.g. a County, Westminster Constituency or Local Government District). The travel information displayed is:

  • the 3 closest Railway Stations
  • the 3 closest Motorway Junctions
  • the 3 closest Airports
  • the 3 closest Settlements (e.g. Towns, Villages, Suburbs)
  • the distance from the location to the coast
All closest points are based on distance 'as the crow flies'.

4.2 Travel Rank

The rank for each Travel category is based on the distance from the location selected to the nearest 3 of each category. Ranks range from 1 to 100 with 1 being the shortest distance and 100 being the longest distance.

4.3 Travel Data Sources:

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk