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Buy train tickets in advance

As soon as you know the time and date you'd like to travel, book an Advance Purchase train ticket and you could save over 50%.

Not only do Advance Purchase tickets offer great value for money, book before the day you travel and you'll bag yourself a seat reservation too.

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Book travel for Christmas 2017

You can now buy train tickets for all TPE routes up to 24 weeks in advance, which is when they are at their cheapest. Advanced Purchase tickets are now available for selected services up to Christmas 2017:

  • Services to/from Middlesbrough, Scarborough, Newcastle and York now open for reservations until 23 December

  • Services to/from Hull, all South Route and Anglo-Scottish route now open for reservations until 9 December

You can find full details of Advanced Purchase exclusions here.

All you need to do is be flexible with train times and book with us as early as you can to get the cheapest deal - remember, we won't charge you any booking or credit card fees.

Availability and travel advice

In general, Advance Purchase tickets must be bought by 18:00 at least one day before you travel, however a limited number of tickets on some routes are available up to 15 minutes before departure.

Once you’ve booked, we’ll try our best to notify you of any scheduled changes, but recommend that you always check journey details before you travel.

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