Cheaper train tickets now available one hour before travel

Booking ahead can save you some serious money, but if you can’t plan in advance (up to 24 weeks) – we’ve got some awesome news... 

We are now selling Virgin Trains West Coast Advance tickets on the same day as travel, so you can get on board, on the day, for less. Just check online at least one hour before you travel to see if Advance tickets are available.

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Children aged 5-15 years old

Booking for 10 or more? to make sure you get the best possible price for your journey, go to our group travel page.

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Available 1 hour before travel

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Pros Cons
Our lowest priced fare option, bookable up to 24 weeks in advance Non-refundable
Seat reservation guaranteed Non-flexible (must travel on chosen train)
Single ticket, so you can mix-and-match Non-changeable (if selecting e-ticket mobile barcode ticket or self-print)
Available in both First Class and Standard Class Limited availability
Choose an old skool ticket, e-ticket or m-ticket No break of journey allowed
On most Virgin Trains West Coast Mainline services

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