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. Our Standard and First Class tickets are released up to 24 weeks before departure, and that’s when they’re at their cheapest. 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.

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.

Weekdays are usually quietest outside the rush hour(s). Try travelling between 10:30 and 14:30, or after 20:00. You'll find our trains are much quieter, and you'll save money at the same time.

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