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If you travel regularly along the same route, buying a Season Ticket online is the best way to save time and money on your train tickets. Use our Season Ticket calculator to see how much a train season ticket will save you. Season Tickets are available on a Smartcard giving you all the benefits of smarter train travel.
• EASIER – just buy online from the comfort of your own home or from your phone on the go
• QUICKER – buy your train season ticket online. (Before you travel tap in at a TransPennine Express ticket machine or ticket gate to add your season ticket to your Smartcard) And there’s no need to feed your ticket through the gates just tap onto the reader and go.
• SMARTER – your card is registered, so if it is lost or stolen it can easily be replaced.
If you don’t already have a Smartcard, register for one here.
Season Tickets are available for a weekly train ticket, 1 calendar month and any period between 1-12 months, which offers significant savings over buying an Anytime Day Return each day. You'll be able to travel on any day within the validity of the ticket and avoid having to queue repeatedly for your train ticket. A Flexible Season ticket offers 8 days of travel in 28 days any time between two stations.
Sound good? That's just the start...
On a 12-month Season Ticket you get 52 weeks’ travel but you’ll only pay for 40 weeks.
Even if you travel the same route just 4 days a week, a Season Ticket will save you money. Use the Season Ticket Calculator and see just how much you could save.
If you would prefer to split the cost into easy monthly payments.
With a Season Ticket you can head straight to your train and don’t have to queue at the ticket machine every morning. More time to treat yourself and join the coffee queue instead!
Buy a Season Ticket for one month or longer and you can enjoy free First Class upgrades on your normal daily TransPennine Express route at the weekend (excludes Bank Holidays and zonal season ticket products such as the GM Countycard, Merseytravel Rail Pass and West Yorkshire M Cards).
If you’re buying a Season Ticket for the first time, register in MyAccount and order your Smartcard, this will be posted to you and will take approximately 5 days. Alternatively, you can collect a Smartcard from the station.
Once you have received your card you can buy your *Smart Season Ticket online, at the ticket machine or at a ticket office. You can buy your Season Ticket with cash, most credit or debit cards, rail travel vouchers or a Rail Warrant issued by your employer.
*Flexi Season Tickets can only be purchased online.
Season Tickets allow unlimited travel between 2 stations for a specified period of time
Season Tickets are usually available for periods of 7 days or for any period from 1 month to 1 year
Season Tickets offer great savings if you make regular train ticket bookings, even if you’re travelling fewer than 5 days a week. An Annual Season ticket offers 52 weeks' travel for the price of 40 already-discounted Weekly Season Tickets
If the Season Ticket held does not cover the journey in full, has been left at home or is for Standard Class accommodation when travelling in First Class, the appropriate additional ticket must be purchased at the ticket office before travel
Season Ticket holders' names and addresses are recorded. You may be contacted for survey purposes about the journeys you make with your Season Ticket
If you’re buying a Season Ticket for the first time, a recent passport-type photograph for the accompanying photocard is required
In addition, if you are buying a monthly or longer Season Ticket for the first time, an application form will need to be completed so that a Record Card can be held by the issuing Train Company
PTE Season Tickets including Metrocards and TfGM Country Cards are not eligible for free First Class weekend upgrades
It is not possible to make a seat reservation with a Season Ticket on TransPennine Express services
If you travel regularly along the same route a season ticket will save you money.
For example, on a 12-month Season Ticket you get 52 weeks’ travel but you’ll only pay for 40 weeks.
Most Railcards are priced at just £30 for 1-year or £70 for a 3-year Railcard.
You can save at least 1/3 off the price off train tickets with a railcard.
Find out more about which railcard is the most suitable for you here.
Season Tickets allow unlimited travel in both directions between the stations specified. If you travel regularly along the same route then getting a Season Ticket will save you time and money on your train tickets.
A Flexible Season ticket offers 8 days of travel in 28 days any time between two stations.
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