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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:

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Start your search at the 'Find your train' panel at the top of every page. Enter your journey details.

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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.

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Select your own seat on CrossCountry journeys 

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.

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Print your tickets at home or work with no queuing!

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 travel.

Print your tickets at home or work with no queuing!

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 Print your own ticket on your journey.


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