I recently travelled up to Croydon.
My journey up there was by car, so I just needed a single train ticket back again.
Eastbourne ticket office quoted me £17 for the single off-peak ticket.
I went to East Croydon station to purchase the ticket and made my journey back again, and was told it would be £25.10.
After questioning this amount I was told that £17 was indeed the correct figure for Eastbourne to Croydon, but Croydon to Eastbourne is £25.10! The same journey, same time of day, but over £8 more – why?
Can anyone explain this to me?