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Please only travel if essential on Sunday 3 December, services are expected to be extremely busy due to industrial action and engineering work affecting other train operators - more information

We are aware of the ASLEF Union's plans for industrial action at CrossCountry on Thursday 7 December, and action short of a strike between Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December – more information

Business train travel

Get the most out of your train journey to work with CrossCountry

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The CrossCountry network is the most extensive in Britain, calling at 118 stations and connecting seven of the 10 largest cities. Operating Britain’s longest continual journey of 750 miles from Aberdeen to Penzance, and providing train services in all three countries, CrossCountry brings more of Britain together than any other train operator.

With 7 routes radiating from Birmingham our network includes key city destinations: Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham, Bristol, Southampton, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

We understand the needs of the business traveller, no matter how long or short their journey is with us, so if we can support you in managing your company's business rail travel please complete our business enquiry form.



We are pleased to have acquired the ‘Good to Go’ accreditation from Visit Britain. This accreditation means that we’re adhering to Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and have the processes in place to maintain cleanliness on-board and aid social distancing. 

For more information and guidelines on how we are keeping you safe on your journey, please see our Coronavirus information page.

CrossCountry business travel

Arrive fresh, relaxed and ready to start your day when you travel with CrossCountry. Take the stress out of business travel by leaving the driving to somebody else; avoid parking charges, traffic delays or getting lost.

Why not familiarise yourself with the layout of our trains before you travel? Use our virtual train tour to help you locate luggage racks, power points, toilets and more on-board facilities.

The benefits of our business travel


Use our seat selector to choose exactly where you sit

Reserve a seat up to ten minutes before departure

Free WiFi available on all our trains (subject to availability) 

Plenty of luggage space

Refreshments available at your seat (subject to availability)

Power points available in standard class on our High Speed and Voyager trains

Extra benefits with First Class:

Wider, more comfortable seats with extra leg room

Tables and power points for devices on all our trains (subject to availability)

A selection of refreshments served to your seat (subject to availability)

Need to catch a flight?

Direct trains to major UK airports: Birmingham, Southampton and Stansted

Dedicated bus or rail links from stations served by CrossCountry to either UK airports

Booking your business travel couldn't be easier

You can purchase tickets via our mobile app as well as find out the latest train times and information whilst you're on the go

You can also print your own ticket for some journeys at home or work with no queuing at the station

Make your journey even better

Our free SMS service allows you to reserve your seat up to ten minutes before departure (terms and conditions apply)

Business travel support

You can find out more about how CrossCountry can support your business travel by contacting us directly by completing our business enquiry form. 


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