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No booking fees
Book direct with us and you won’t pay a penny in booking fees. We also guarantee to give you the best price for your journey. If you find a cheaper Avanti West Coast ticket elsewhere, we’ll refund the difference (T&Cs apply).

Stay updated
Sign up for an account when you book and you’ll receive the latest travel information, news about our ticket sales and easy access to your train tickets on your device.

Avanti Priority
Sign up for an Avanti account and get notified by SMS with the platform number before everybody else

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Get there faster
Travelling to Glasgow, Birmingham or Manchester? You’ll get there faster on an Avanti West Coast train. Our refurbished trains are now in service; relax in comfort as we whisk you along the UK's West Coast.

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Choose your seat
- and change your seat if you change your mind.

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Upgrade your ticket
Be treated like a VIP from A to B. Even if you’ve already booked your train ticket, you can upgrade to Standard Premium or First Class via our website or app. We’ll spoil you with exceptional service, complimentary food and drink, and lots of luxurious leg room.

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Club Avanti offers 10% off everything from your next journey to a free First Class or Standard Premium ticket.

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Why book direct?

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Be in the know

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Pick your perfect seat

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Upgrade your ticket

Booking direct makes it easy to upgrade or change your ticket giving you that added flexibility with every journey. We promise to never charge you booking fees and (if you sign up for an account) keep you up to date with the latest travel information whilst you're on the go.

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Three classes to choose from

No one offers you a better choice onboard. With Avanti West Coast you can go Standard, Standard Premium or First Class.

Standard


Free Wifi

Free WiFi
Log on and stay connected

At Seat Order

At-Seat Order
Visit the shop or order food and drink straight to your seat

Plug sockets

Plug sockets
At selected table and window seats

Standard Premium


Roomier seats

Seating upgrades
Roomier seats with extra leg room

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Guaranteed table
The space you need to work or enjoy an onboard picnic

Plug sockets at every seat

Plug sockets
At every window seat

First


At-Seat Service

At-Seat Service
Personalised service onboard from a member of our team

food and drink

First Class food & drink
Complimentary food and drink onboard (including alcohol)

First Class lounges

First Class Lounges
Access to pre-departure comfort and refreshments

  • Standard Class

    Expect nothing ordinary – our Standard Class coaches are designed for a comfortable and enjoyable journey across the West Coast Main Line.

  • Standard Premium

    We’ve gone the extra mile to give you more choice with our Standard Premium class. Available on all our Pendolino trains, Standard Premium gives you an even more comfortable seat and space to stretch out.

  • First Class

    Experience exceptional service and luxury in First Class – where everything’s taken care of.


At-Seat Order

Hungry? Thirsty? Let us do the legwork. Order on your phone or laptop and we’ll serve your choice of food and drink right to your seat. There’s a big choice of refreshments available, sourced from local providers wherever possible.

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Benefit all the way

  • Before you travel

  • No booking fees
    You'll never pay a penny in booking fees.

  • Download our app
    Get up to date travel info and we'll make sure you are always in the know.

    Download our app >
  • Choose your seat
    - and change your seat if you change your mind.

    Find the perfect seat >
  • Upgrade your ticket
    You can upgrade to Standard Premium or First Class via our website or app.

    Upgrade your ticket >
  • Avanti Priority
    Sign up for an Avanti account and get notified with the platform number for your train via sms.

    Find out more about Avanti Priority >
  • During your journey

  • Get there faster
    Wherever you’re going you’ll get there faster on an Avanti West Coast train. Our refurbished trains are now in service; relax in comfort as we whisk you to your destination.

  • Upgrade your ticket onboard
    Upgrade to Standard Premium or First Class once your onboard. Simply speak to a member of our onboard staff who will help you with available upgrade options.

  • At-seat order
    Hungry? Thirsty? Let us do the legwork. Order on your phone or laptop and we’ll serve your choice of food and drink right to your seat. There’s a big choice of refreshments available, sourced from local providers wherever possible.

    Find out more about At-seat order >
  • Looking out for local
    We're working with a wonderful bunch of local suppliers to make sure that the food

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  • Track my train
    Arriving soon.

  • After you arrive

  • Book attraction tickets
    You’ve come all this way so why not make the most of it? Book direct with Avanti West Coast and you can also book tickets to all the UK’s top attractions on our website.

    Book attraction tickets >
  • Discover our destinations
    Once you've reached your destination, discover all the amazing things you can do there with our destination guides.

    Read our destination guides >
  • Grab a cab
    Avoid the taxi queue out site the station - book your taxi on the train before arriving at your destination with our approved taxi partner.

    Book a taxi >

Come direct to us

Download our Avanti West Coast app and be more Avanti

Book tickets from your device, view train times instantly and get notified with essential travel updates. All the information you need right next to your train tickets on your device. The perfect travel companion right there in your back pocket.

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