First Class travel with Avanti West Coast
Book your First Class train journey then s
it back, stretch out and enjoy the ride!
More leg room, comfy seats and tables
Our First Class seats offer extended legroom, extra width and a table at every seat.
Charge points at every seat
Battery running low? You’ll find a power socket at every window seat.
Fire off a few emails, check the latest news or scroll to your heart's content with free WiFi.
Access to our exclusive First Class lounges
The First Class experience starts from the moment you arrive at the station – just head to one of our First Class lounges.
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Complimentary food and drinks
Our complimentary table service keeps you supplied with snacks and topped up with drinks all the way to your destination.
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Free on-board entertainment
Discover new shows or catch up on old favourites, all streamed directly to your device. You'll wish your journey was longer.
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Upgrade to First Class from just £15 on weekends and bank holidays
Travel in style with a First Class upgrade from only £15 extra, every weekend and bank holiday. Table service is limited compared to weekdays, but you'll still have access to the other First Class facilities. Because all weekends should be First Class.
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How to upgrade to First Class on weekdays
Whether you're planning a First Class trip in advance, or decide you deserve a little luxury on the day, upgrading to First Class on a weekday is a piece of cake (or pudding, depending on the menu
Can I upgrade to First Class on the train?
The simplest way to go First Class is to select a First Class ticket when booking. But if you've booked Standard and you feel like upgrading once you're on the train, just speak to the Train Manager. You can pay the difference on board.
How much does it cost to upgrade to a First Class train ticket?
A little luxury doesn't have to cost a lot. You might be surprised at how cheap it is to upgrade to First Class, but it’s especially affordable on weekends and bank holidays, starting from just £15 each way. Either choose First Class when you book or have a word with your Train Manager when you're on board. Go on, you've earned it.
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Why upgrade to a First Class train ticket?
Travelling First Class with Avanti West Coast means you'll get room to stretch out, complimentary food and drink served to your seat, free WiFi and tables with plug points at every seat.
Your First Class ticket also lets you kick back with a complimentary hot drink in our First Class lounges before you board. Just be sure to check opening hours before you visit.
Read more about First Class lounges >
Can I travel First Class with my family?
If you're planning a First Class family adventure, you can all travel in style with Fixed Price family tickets starting from just £130. This fare is only available online and is subject to availability.