Standard Premium

The newest way to travel on our trains.

Standard Premium has arrived

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Across the West Coast Main Line on our Pendolino trains* Standard Premium has arrived to give you the space to focus on what matters most. On top of free onboard entertainment and complimentary WiFi, discover roomier seats, a guaranteed table and At-Seat Order*.

Why choose Standard Premium?

Standard Premium - seat

Roomier seats

Standard Premium - table space

Guaranteed table

Standard Premium at seat order

At-Seat Order

  • Roomier seats for a more comfortable journey
  • A guaranteed tabletop giving you an office with a view (or room for an onboard picnic)
  • At-Seat Order which means you can order food and drink from the comfort of your seat
  • Sockets at every window seat
  • Free WiFi

Tempted to try Standard Premium for yourself?
Here’s how:

  • Book a Standard Premium ticket via our website or app. Plan your trip knowing you’ve got the space and comfort you want when travelling our West Coast Main Line.
  • Upgrade your ticket once you’ve purchased via the ‘My Account’ section of our website or app. There you can decide on a Standard Premium or First Class upgrade and feel good travelling to any of our destinations.
  • Speak to a member of staff onboard your train today and, if seats are available, you’ll find a seat in one of our Standard Premium coaches.
  • You can upgrade to Standard Premium for £15 to £30 (dependent on your journey) which means extra room doesn’t need to cost a lot.

*At-Seat Order is currently not available on all Avanti West Coast services.

Standard Premium - Space to focus on what matters most

Space to focus on what matters most

Three ways to travel

Travelling in Standard Premium gives you upgraded seats with extra leg room.
On top of this you’ll also be guaranteed a table for working on the go (or colouring in with the kids).
In Standard Premium, every window seat has a plug socket.
That means you can plug-in, go and never have to worry about your battery running low.


Excellence comes as standard on our trains.

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

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)

Free Wifi

First Class Lounges
Access to pre-departure comfort and refreshments

Upgrade to Standard Premium

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

Ticket upgrade - standard premium - part 1

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

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

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

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

Standard Premium FAQs

Will I be provided with food and drink in Standard Premium?

Where can I buy a Standard Premium ticket?

How much does Standard Premium cost?

Can I buy a Standard Premium ticket in advance?

Is Standard Premium available on all Avanti West Coast services?

Can I book a wheelchair space in Standard Premium?