Find the right train ticket for your journey

There are a range of train ticket types to suit your travel needs and here you'll find a handy guide to all of the options available. If you're simply looking for the cheapest fare, book an Advance Purchase ticket and you could save over 50%.

Once you've found the one you need, buy train tickets online with us and you'll benefit from no booking or card fees and you'll get an automatic seat reservation too. Book your tickets through the TPExpress app and you can download the tickets straight to your phone. 'Appy days.​

Advance - book early for the biggest savings
Airport Advance - flexible if your flight's delayed
Anytime - the most flexible ticket
Off Peak - travel at quieter times to save
Children - free travel for 2 under 5
Railcards - save 1/3 on train tickets
Season Tickets - save money on regular travel
Self Print - avoid queues and print at home
e-tickets - download straight to your phone
First Class and Weekend First - upgrade your journey
Group Travel - discounts for groups of 10+
Rovers and Rangers - unlimited train travel in one area
Reserving Your Seat - save a space when you book

Understanding your ticket

To find out more about your ticket and what services you can use, visit National Rail's My Ticket

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Season Tickets

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How to get your tickets

Email, post, print at home, download or collect from the station.

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Railcards

Save a 1/3 on train fares with a range of Railcards.

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