Save up to 42% on your ticket to Manchester

When you book 8 weeks in advance

When you book directly with Avanti West Coast, you’ll enjoy no booking fees, as well as plenty of ways to get cheap train tickets. From travelling Off-Peak to saving on train fares with Railcards, Avanti West Coast offers train tickets at excellent prices.

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Book your train tickets early and save up to 42%

Save up to 42% of the ticket price when you book 8 weeks in advance, and even up to 70% when you book 12 weeks in advance! The earlier you buy your tickets, the more you can save on train fare prices.

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How to get cheap train tickets

Here are 9 ways to find cheap train fares and save money on your journey.

1. Book early: The earlier you book your tickets, the more you can save on train fare prices. Book 8 weeks in advance you could save 42% of the ticket price, and you could even save up to 70% when you book 12 weeks in advance.

2. Join Club Avanti: Get 10% off your next journey when you join Club Avanti. You’ll also get rewards like free train tickets, 10% off food and beverages and a free hot drink.

3. Get Ticket Alerts: Be the first to know when the tickets you want go on sale. Tickets are usually available up to 12 weeks ahead of time.

4. Use a Railcard: Save up to 1/3 on rail travel. Save on regular journeys. Popular Railcards include the 16-17 Saver, 16-25 Railcard, 26-30 Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Network Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Two Together Railcard.

5. Travel Off-Peak: Travel outside of rush hour to save on full ticket prices. As long as you’re happy to travel at Off-Peak times, these tickets allow you to keep your plans flexible.

6. Book with Avanti: Book using the Avanti website or Avanti App to get cheap train tickets with no booking fee. 

7. Buy a Season Ticket: If you make the same journey three or more times a week, you may be able to save with a Season Ticket. You can choose between a 7-day, Monthly, Annual or Custom Season Ticket.

8. Save with family train tickets or group train tickets: If you’re travelling with family or friends, cut travel costs with family or group fares. Plus, children under five can travel for free.

9. Use Journey Planner: With the Journey Planner, you can find the best fares for the train tickets available for your journey.