Standard Class

Explore our onboard facilities in Standard coaches

Standard Class - Not just A to B

No matter where your journey takes you, we’re here for it.

Standard Class - free wi-fi

Free onboard WiFi

Onboard shop

Snacks from the onboard shop

Standard class seating

Refurbished seats & tables*

Our Standard travel coaches are designed for a comfortable and enjoyable journey across the West Coast Main Line. We’re delighted that we can offer complimentary WiFi, as well as some tasty treats in our onboard shop.

*Pendolino trains only

Anything but Standard

Once you’ve found your seat it’s time to relax. And, we want to make sure that’s exactly what you do when travelling in Standard. You can enjoy:

Food and drink

Our onboard shop is fully stocked with a range of snacks, treats, beverages from locally sourced providers.

Find out what’s available from our onboard shop menu >

Free WiFi

Keeping you connected to what’s going on outside the train doors, our WiFi can help you stay in touch.

Find out more about our onboard WiFi >

*Click and Collect is subject to availability.

Click and Collect selection screen

Three ways to travel

Travelling in Standard Class gives you access to free onboard WiFi.
Click and Collect* - Order something tasty, pick it up from the onboard shop.
Selected seats have tables and plug sockets in Standard Class - use our seat picker functionality when booking to
ensure you get the right seat for your journey.


Excellence comes as standard on our trains.

Free Wifi

Free WiFi
Log on and stay connected

Click and Collect

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

Table icon

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

Explore Standard Premium & First Class

if you’ve already purchased a standard class ticket for an upcoming Avanti West Coast journey it may be possible to upgrade to Standard Premium or First Class before you travel. Follow the instructions below to upgrade at

Standard Premium upgrade - part 1

1. Sign in to your account (top right the Avanti West Cost website. Then go to “My bookings”

Standard Premium upgrade - part 2

2. Select an upcoming journey you wish to upgrade by clicking the “Upgrade Ticket” button (sorry, not every journey is available for upgrade)

Standard Premium upgrade - part 3

3. Select your upgrade option: Standard Premium or First Class. You can select any leg of your journey for upgrade. Click “Continue”

Standard Premium upgrade - part 4

4. You will be returned to a booking confirmation page after payment. Check your details and get ready to enjoy your upgraded journey.