Tickets & savings

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Book Group Travel

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Treat yourself to an upgrade

Looking to upgrade your ticket?

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Looking for the easiest way to book?

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Simple ways to save some pennies when booking train tickets

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Find cheap train tickets with Avanti

When you buy train tickets directly with Avanti, you’ll save on the cost of your booking - giving you extra cash to enjoy on your trips. Whether you book an Off Peak ticket, or you make regular savings with our Railcards, we’ve got a range of different options to take you from A to B (and back again) for even less. Make the most out of your trip and get the best deal possible: why wouldn’t you book directly with Avanti?

How to get cheap train tickets

We offer lots of ways to save on your train fare here at Avanti, so you can choose the booking method that best suits you. Choose from:

  • Advance tickets: The earlier you book, the more you save. Book up to 24 weeks in advance for weekday travel and up to 12 weeks before for weekend journeys.
  • Railcards: From 16-25 railcards to Two Together, there are options for every type of traveller.
  • Off-peak tickets: If you can be flexible with your journey times, you could get even cheaper tickets.
If you’ve got your heart set on particular travel dates, then sign up for our Advance ticket alerts. Once you've done that then we'll let you know as soon as tickets go on sale so you can get the best possible price for your journey.

Discover our Ticket Types

From season tickets for frequent travellers to Anytime tickets for spontaneous travellers, find out more about our ticket types.

Advance Tickets

The earlier you book, the more you save.

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Anytime Tickets

If you're spontaneous & can't be tied down to specific train, the Anytime ticket is perfect for you.

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Off-peak Tickets

Flexible with your journey times? Save money with an Off-Peak ticket.

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Season Tickets

The best way to save for frequent travellers.

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Group Travel

Save up to 20% when booking as a group.

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Wave goodbye to paper tickets and say hello to a paperless future!

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Upgrade your ticket

Upgrade your train ticket and enjoy a little luxury on your journey with an upgrade to Standard Premium or First Class. When you travel with us on a Standard Premium ticket, you’ll enjoy a roomier seat with a guaranteed table for a more comfortable journey. Our First Class tickets offer access to our First Class lounges as well as complimentary food and drink whilst you travel, a roomier seat, and dedicated onboard service from our friendly team.

Save on tickets

Save on your train tickets when you travel with Avanti West Coast.

Ways to save

Discover useful tips on how to get the most for your money when travelling by train.

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Advance Ticket Alerts

Set up an alert for your journey and get notified as soon as tickets go on sale.

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Discover the different types of Railcards & enjoy 1/3 off train tickets across Britain.

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Offers & Rewards

Find out how you can earn rewards whenever you travel with us.

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Avanti West Coast App

Find your way from A to B with our app available on your device.

Best Fare Finder

Find the cheapest tickets for your journey with our Best Fare Finder.

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