From Advance train tickets to travelling off-peak, squeeze even more from your pound with some of our epic ways to save.

Book early

Thinking ahead can save you some serious pocket money. The further in advance you book, the cheaper your tickets (unless we’re having a sale, when they’re an absolute steal). Our Standard and First Class Advance tickets are our cheapest, and released up to 24 weeks before departure. But you can now even book on the day you travel and we’ll still find you the best possible bargain. And as long as you book online or through our app and give us at least 60 minutes warning before your train starts its entire journey, we’ll have enough time to reserve you a seat.

A winning strategy all round.

Check out our advance ticket calendar to see when the cheapest tickets are available.
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Travel when it's quieter

Travel outside the rush hour and you'll save a bundle. Not to mention getting some extra room to stretch out.

Weekdays are usually quietest outside the rush hour(s). Try travelling between 10:30 and 14:30 or after 20:00, Monday to Thursday. And as we believe there’s no such thing as rushing on Fridays, our Off-Peak fares start at 09:26 every Friday morning and last through the weekend.

Weekends are entirely off-peak. It's a good idea to check for big events like football matches or festivals, as our trains can get a little more cosy at these times.

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