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Train Times and Tickets

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How do I find the cheapest ticket?

Our Journey Planner will display the cheapest point to point ticket currently available on each service displayed.

If this is an Advance ticket please remember that these are sold in limited numbers and so subject to availability.

If you have searched for a return journey the cheapest price for both a return and two singles (one out, one back) will be displayed.

Note: The Journey Planner will not show Season Ticket or Rover and Ranger prices.

Where can I buy tickets?

  • Online - with our Journey Planner
  • Over the phone, using one of the numbers shown in our train operator pages, available via the menu on your left
  • At a station Ticket Office - please see our popular stations pages to find which stations have one, and what the opening hours are. Various forms of payment are accepted.
  • Using a 'self-service' ticket machine available at many stations.
  • Rail appointed travel agents are complementary to ticket office at stations and Train Operator telesales service, and the majority provide a comprehensive travel service. Appointed travel agents can make reservations and issue tickets.

If there are no ticket purchasing facilities at the station (such as a booking office or a ticket machine, or they are closed/out of service), you may be able to buy your ticket on board the train.

Which ticket suits you best?

The names of tickets describe when you can buy or use your ticket, making it easy for you to buy the best value ticket for your journey. Click on the ticket types below for more information. 

  • Advance - Buy in advance, sold in limited numbers and subject to availability. These tickets are only valid on the date/train specified.
  • Off-Peak - Buy any time, travel off-peak
  • Anytime - Buy any time, travel any time
  • Season - Unlimited travel between two stations for a specified period
  • Rovers and Rangers - Unlimited travel within a specified area. There may be a few time restrictions on when you can travel.