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You have chosen a flexible search. You can add your travel preferences as part of the booking process.
We have a range of great features on our website, to help you
buy train tickets quickly and easily and to get the best deal on
your train travel, including:
Start your search at the 'Find your train' panel at the top of
every page. Enter your journey details.
Use the menu items to refine your search.
Once you have specified your journey, you should choose your
train time and fare. Our easy to use results shows you train times
and fares straight away.
If you are travelling on CrossCountry services you can review
and change your seating options by clicking on your specified seat
and then using our seat plan to select your own seat.
You can select to sit near your luggage, near a window, at a
table, near a power socket etc.
If you're buying CrossCountry, Grand Central or Virgin
Trains Advance tickets one of the delivery options you can choose
is a Print your own ticket. Select this option and you can print
off your own tickets at work or home, saving you time and hassle.
You will receive a separate e-mail with your ticket attached. You
should print out your ticket and take it with you when you
Now when you select a Print your own ticket you can choose
an alternative form of ID instead of only the payment card used for
purchase. You now have the option of choosing another credit or
debit card, photo driving license, passport or National Railcard.
So, whether you're booking for yourself or someone else you can
select the most appropriate method of ID. One of
the forms of ID must be brought along with your printed out
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