Printable Travel Games for Kids

Are you busy planning trips for the summer holidays? We will be staying in the UK for the whole 6 weeks holiday this year, but will be travelling around within the UK. Travelling by train can be a great option for domestic travel, and means that we don’t need to think about parking. I just make sure to always bag the seats with the table so that the kids can be more easily entertained!

If you are travelling by train this summer, it’s worth looking at TransPennineExpress for booking train tickets as they don’t charge booking fees and you can collect nectar points on your purchase. (Visit the TransPennine Express website for train tickets)

If you do have a train journey planned, I have five different free printable games to share with you today to keep the kids amused  while travelling. I find that these kind of activities keep my boys entertained well, and I love to see them engaged in these traditional puzzles and games.

Free printable kids travel games pack including lots of traditional pen and paper games for kids, to keep them busy on long journeys (or in waiting rooms!)

Printable Travel Games for Kids

Dots and Boxes Game

Printable dots and boxes game for kids. My boys love this traditional pen and paper game

Train Window Bingo

Free printable game for travelling with kids. Train window bingo

Super Duper Maze

Free printable maze activity sheet for kids

Wicked Word Search

train journey themed wordsearch for kids. Fun free printable

Noughts and Crosses

Crazy noughts and crosses. This fun version of the traditional game lasts longer and takes more skill! Win the whole board! Free printable for kids

Click here to download all of the travel games in PDF format to print at home

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Follow Anna – In The Playroom’s board Printables on Pinterest.

This post is in collaboration with Transpennine Express

5 thoughts on “Printable Travel Games for Kids”

  1. Unfortunately all the printable links here go to the Transpennine Express website. They no longer have the games there, and recommend coming back to this website, which does not appear to have them.

    I was so excited to have a UK train games version, and am disappointed my kids can’t do these on our next journey (unless I have another long hunt on Pinterest). We have 4½ hours each way to look forward to, and I’m scrambling for quiet things they/we can do.


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