First Class

Where everything's taken care of

Make yourself comfortable

Your First Class seat is the comfiest on the train, with plenty of room to relax in, and a guaranteed table. There’s also a dedicated member of staff to take care of you and serve your complimentary food & drink. You’ll feel relaxed and refreshed at your destination.

Our First Class benefits

  • Bigger seats and extra legroom
  • Guaranteed table 
  • Complimentary food and drink
  • Dedicated host
  • Free WiFi
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    First Class food & drink

    Get ready to dine in style. Our food is some of the best on the UK railway and locally sourced wherever possible.

    From a classic British breakfast to meals inspired by cuisines across the world, combined with unmissable desserts - we’ll spoil you for choice. We source locally wherever possible, so you’ll enjoy a real taste of the West Coast.

    Your order will be served at your table by your dedicated host.

    First Class food and beverages champagne and dinner

    Monday - Friday menus & allergens

    Weekend and bank holiday menus & allergens

    Lounge menus & allergens

    Relax in our First Class Lounge

    Your First Class experience starts from the moment you arrive at the station. Enjoy a little luxury before you board in of our lounges, secluded from the crowds.

    You’ll find a range of complimentary snacks and refreshments, as well as free WiFi, comfy seats, and dedicated charging points.

    Check our First Class Lounge locations and opening hours below.

    First Class Lounges

    Woman sitting in a First Class lounge, working on a laptop

    Three ways to travel

    Travelling in First gives you upgraded seats with extra leg room.
    On top of this you’ll also be guaranteed a table for working on the go with a plug socket at every window seat. 
    Or just enjoy our exceptional food and drink from the comfort of your seat.


    Excellence comes as standard on our trains.

    Free Wifi

    Free WiFi
    Log on and stay connected

    At Seat Order

    Click and Collect*
    Order something tasty, pick it up from the onboard shop *Click and Collect is subject to availability.

    Plug sockets

    Plug sockets
    At selected table and window seats

    Standard Premium

    Taking Standard up a gear with extra space and added comfort.

    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

    Free Wifi

    Plug sockets
    At every window seat


    Everything’s taken care of in our most exceptional travel experience.

    Free Wifi

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

    Free Wifi

    First Class food & drink
    Complimentary food and drink onboard, including alcohol (available from the shop on Voyager trains at weekends).

    Free Wifi

    First Class Lounges
    Access to pre-departure comfort and refreshments


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    Which stations have First Class lounges?