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Travelling First Class you can enjoy larger, reclining seats,
more table space and a calm environment. Plus, on many services,
enjoy a range of complimentary food and drink served to you at your
seat by your First Class Host.
You can also enjoy complimentary WiFi
access on our services when you travel First Class
Travelling First Class needn't be expensive - we offer great
value fares when you book in advance.
Our First Class tickets can actually be cheaper than Standard
If you're planning last minute, you can also save money by
travelling on a First Class Off-Peak ticket. These tickets give you
the flexibility to buy them online up to 2 hours before you
If spontaneity is more your thing, then First Anytime tickets
are also available - letting you travel at whatever time suits
At weekends you can also upgrade to First Class from as little as
£5 one-way on many services - now available to buy online.
To help you make the most of your First Class experience, we
offer a variety of complimentary food and drink.
To start the day, choose from a wide selection of breakfast
options including breakfast muffin, croissant with jam and butter,
plus a selection of cereal and porridge.
For lunch, you can choose from a delicious sandwich or salad plus
a range of snacks including fruit cake, shortbread and a selection
We also have an additional range of hot food items available
which you can purchase and have served at your seat, including
bacon and hash brown, spicy meatball or mozzarella and tomato
A variety of complimentary hot and cold drinks are available
throughout the day including:
Should you wish to purchase any items from our range of
alcoholic drinks, your First Class Host will be happy to help.
For full details of what's available when you're travelling with
us, please see:
First Class Menu
Our First Class menu is available 06.00 to 20.00, Monday -
Friday, on services between Birmingham New Street and:
Please note that the full First Class Menu is not available on
weekend or Bank Holiday services, but an at-seat service of hot and
cold drinks and light snacks will be provided.
We also offer complimentary tea / coffee / still water and
biscuits on most of our Turbostar
Please note that on some services, catering is only available
either to or from Birmingham New Street.
'Turbostar' service list with catering available
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