How do you get your train tickets if you book online?
Choose the ‘Mobile Ticket’ option when booking on our app or website. If booking on the web, you’ll receive a confirmation email after purchase. Simply open it on your phone to download your tickets to the app.
Is it cheaper to buy train tickets online or at the station?
So, no queuing at the ticket counter – the Advance On The Day ticket is an online-only transaction – plus there is no booking fee for using the website or the app. It’s cheaper than either of the other options for tickets bought on the day of travel, the Anytime or Off-Peak tickets.13 May 2016
How do I pre book train tickets?
Advance tickets are generally not available earlier than 12 weeks before the date of travel. Once train times are confirmed, Advance tickets will begin to appear in our Journey Planner. You will be able to find full details of availability and choose to buy them from your preferred retailer.
How can I get the cheapest train tickets?
We’ve put together this list of steps to help you find cheap train tickets and low-cost fares.
- Book early. Always book early.
- Be flexible. Be Flexible.
- Check alternative routes. Check alternative routes.
- Avoid Peak times. Avoid Peak Times.
- Avoid Friday and Sunday. Avoid Fridays and Sundays.
- Get a Railcard.
How much is an all day train ticket?
LONDON TRAVELCARD PRICES(prices are controlled by TFL and subject to change)
|Select type||Day Anytime Price||Off Peak Day Price|
|Adult Zones 1-2||£12.70||£12.70|
|Adult Zones 1-4||£12.70||£12.70|
|Adult Zones 1-6||£18.10||£12.60|
Do train tickets get cheaper last minute?
Buy Advance tickets on the day
That’s right, our advance purchase on the day tool can help you to get the cheaper rail fares on the same day of travel. It’s easy to use when you’re on the go, meaning you can book last-minute train tickets in a flash.
Can I buy ticket on train?
It is no longer possible to buy the full range of tickets on board a train. Like all train companies*, you must buy a ticket before you board, or risk getting a penalty fare. Also, we now have more ticket vending machines at stations, and of course you can buy from one of our friendly faces at the ticket office.
Do train tickets get cheaper closer to departure?
Occasionally cheaper-priced tickets may come back on sale but usually the closer you get to the time of departure (assuming there are any left by then) the more expensive they get. So, if you want to get the cheapest deal, your best bet is to be organised well in advance and get in early.
Is it cheaper to pre book train tickets?
Advance tickets are usually the cheapest way to travel by train, and generally go on sale 12 weeks before your date of travel. You have to travel on the train you’re booked on, but you get a much cheaper price by foregoing flexible travel times. Available up to 23:59 the day before travel.
Can I book train tickets 6 months in advance?
Well, if you’ve been looking further ahead than 12 weeks before the departure date, the tickets available will usually be Anytime tickets. We normally release the cheapest type of ticket, called ‘Advance’, 12 weeks before the travel date. Advance tickets are our best value tickets.
Can you book train tickets 5 months in advance?
Advance train tickets are available from train operators up to 12 weeks before the date of travel. If you know where you’re going and when, booking train tickets in advance can really help you to save money.
Which site is best for train ticket booking?
Is split ticketing legal?
Is ticket splitting legal? Ticket splitting is completely legal under the National Rail Conditions of Travel, provided that the train you are traveling on stops at (and does not merely pass through) the departure stations named on your tickets.
How can I get discount on train tickets?
How To Get Cheap Train Tickets
- Get a Railcard or 16-17 Saver. With a Railcard you can get 1/3 off the price of train fare.
- Book Advanced Fares. If you want to journey by train in the future then booking your trip in advance could save you a lot of money.
- Buy a Season Pass.
- Use a Fare Finder.
- Avoid Booking Fees.
- Smart Ticketing.