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Whether you’re planning to travel today, tomorrow, next week, or next month, you can always get up to date train timetable information with CrossCountry.

Our timetable continues to reflect a reduced service on some routes so that we are keeping both our customer’s and colleague’s safety a number one priority. We are continuing to enhance our dwell time at certain stations to ensure there is enough time for customers to board and alight safely.


View full train timetable

Our network stretches from Aberdeen to Penzance, so you’re bound to find somewhere you’d like to visit. Below you can download the latest CrossCountry train time as a PDF. Timetables are correct at the time of production and are usually planned 6 months in advance.

If you’re looking for inspiration for your leisure journeys, check out our destination pages to see where CrossCountry can take you.

Scotland, North East & Manchester to the South West and South Coast

Stansted, Cambridge, Leicester and Nottingham to Birmingham & Cardiff


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Check live train times from any CrossCountry station.

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Train timetable updates

Some last trains may be earlier than normal and we recommend you check your journey before you travel by using National Rail Enquiries, our Train Tickets app, or viewing our timetables below:

Birmingham - Leicester - Stansted Airport

Saturday 02 to Sunday 03 March

Saturday 09 to Sunday10 March

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 March

Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 March

Other Routes

Saturday 02 to Sunday 03 March

Saturday 09 to Sunday 10 March

Saturday 16 to Friday 22 March

Sunday 23 to Sunday 24 March

Saturday 30 March to Monday 01 April

 


Create your own pocket timetable

You can create your own free personalised pocket train timetable from National Rail Enquiries. This allows you to create a timetable for up to three separate departure or arrival stations and can select the days, dates, and travel times to suit you. It’s printable, so perfect for your pocket.


CrossCountry route map

 

(NB: Services at weekends may also be affected by engineering work.)

Based in the heart of the UK, CrossCountry train network provides fast train services connecting major cities across Britain, including:

Download and use our route map to help you plan your journey [PDF].


Advance booking dates

Due engineering work we are currently running a reduced advance booking window.

Whilst tickets can be bought up to three months prior to travel, seat reservations are not available until closer to the journey date. The table below provides the latest date that you can reserve seat reservations on our services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, please check back for updates.

Popular Routes Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday
Edinburgh - Plymouth

24 May 2024

18 May 2024

19 May 2024

Newcastle - Reading

24 May 2024 

18 May 2024

19 May 2024

Manchester Piccadilly - Bournemouth

24 May 2024

18 May 2024

19 May 2024

Manchester Piccadilly - Bristol TM

24 May 2024

18 May 2024

19 May 2024
Nottingham - Cardiff Central

24 May 2024

18 May 2024

19 May 2024

Birmingham New Street - Stansted Airport 24 May 2024

18 May 2024

19 May 2024

(last updated: Friday 01 March 2024)

 


Ticket arrangements

If you are making a journey with us we strongly advise that you book in advance and reserve a place on specific train. You can find more information on how to reserve a seat.

If you already have a ticket but do not have a seat reserved for your chosen train, need to amend your booked seat or have any other query, please contact our Customer Relations team on 03447 369 123. Alternatively, you can contact our Social Media team via TwitterFacebook Messenger, or the live chat widget in the bottom corner of your screen, where we are available 24 hours a day.

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Passenger Assist

We are still operating both booked and un-booked Passenger Assistance services for those passengers that require this, although we are encouraging customers to book ahead so we can ensure the correct provision of assistance is provided. For more information please visit here.

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