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First Class

Sit back, relax and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

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If you need to work on the move or just want to relax and watch the world go by, why not travel First Class?

4 reasons to travel First Class*

  • Stretch out and enjoy larger reclining seats**
  • Get online with WiFi
  • Get some work done on the move with extra table space
  • Plus, on most services, enjoy a range of complimentary food and drinks

*All services are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

**97% of our trains have bigger seats in First Class compared to Standard. 

First Class needn't be expensive

Save with great value fares when you are flexible with your travel times and can book in advance – many First Class tickets are cheaper than the Standard Anytime ticket.

For example, when purchasing a First Class Advance ticket rather than a Standard Anytime ticket:

  • Save £20.10 when travelling from Bristol to Birmingham
  • Save £40.00 when travelling from Reading to Leeds
  • Save £33.60 when travelling from Oxford to Manchester


Just select a First Class ticket when you search for trains.

Which ticket is right for me?

  • Flexible First Anytime tickets allow you to travel at whatever time suits, perfect if your plans are likely to change.
  • Save with First Class Advance tickets, available to buy from 12 weeks ahead up to 15 minutes before you travel (subject to availability).

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