Travel Advice

Booked your ticket and packed your bags, but still have a few niggling questions about travelling with Avanti West Coast? you've come to the right place.

All the info you need for a smooth journey.

If you’ve booked your ticket and packed your bags, but still have a few niggling questions about travelling with Avanti West Coast, you’ve come to the right place. Find out everything you need to know about getting around on our trains.

Travelling with bikes

If you’re making the next leg of your journey on two wheels and need to bring your bicycle on the train, or if you’re storing your bike at one of our stations, find out how to reserve a space here.

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Luggage information

Luggage allowances, lost property, pets – get the facts on what you can and can’t bring with you on our trains, where to store it, and what to do if you happen to misplace anything along the way.

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Assisted travel

We want to make sure that everyone who travels with us has everything they need to make the journey an enjoyable one. Find out how to request assistance on our trains or in our stations.

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Tips for travelling with kids

Snacks and colouring books at the ready. If you’re making tracks with youngsters in tow, be sure to check out our handy tips for travelling on the train with children.

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Dealing with delays

No one likes it when trains run late, least of all us. But if there are delays on our services, we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to complete your journey as quickly and safely as possible.

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Planned engineering works

We’re always making improvements to our routes and stations, so we’re able to offer the UK’s very best rail service. Stay informed on our planned engineering works and plan your travel accordingly.

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