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Book CrossCountry Advance train tickets and save up to 60%*

Enjoy great savings with our Advance train tickets

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Advance train tickets are limited availability one-way fares that offer great value – especially on longer distance journeys. With our Advance train ticket, you could save compared to buying an Anytime ticket.

Example Advance fares:

  • Birmingham New Street to Newcastle from £62.50
  • Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford from £43.80
  • Leeds to Edinburgh from £59.90

 

Change your Advance train tickets for free with us 

  • No more fees - Buy a new Advance train ticket, and we’ll refund your original for FREE**
  • Enjoy flexibility - Update the date, time & ticket type (as long as the stations are the same)
  • Peace of mind - Amend your ticket from 2 hours after purchase and up to 15 minutes before your train is due to depart

Discover all that’s great about Britain

Whether its vibrant cities, bracing coastline or idyllic countryside; all are in easy reach. From Aberdeen to Penzance, from Cardiff to Cambridge, there are many fantastic places to enjoy along our routes.

Advance train tickets come with seat reservations or counted places, to keep your journey running smoothly.

*Applies to our journeys only. Average saving calculated by comparing Standard Advance Single ticket prices, purchased before the day of travel, for 4,973 CrossCountry journeys, to the equivalent price of a Standard Anytime Single ticket valid on the same service. Advance fares are subject to availability, terms and conditions apply. Please see the Advance tickets page for full details.

**Tickets collected from the station, a ticket machine, or sent by post can be changed with no administration fee. You can change your ticket two hours after purchasing and up to 15 minutes before you are due to travel.  Find out more here.

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