Introducing Standard Premium

The newest way to travel on our trains.

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Upgrade to Standard Premium onboard today.

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At-Seat Order

Enjoy food and drink sent straight to your seat.

At-Seat Order information


Read the answers to frequently asked questions about Standard Premium travel.

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Standard Premium has arrived

With roomier seats, wider tables and the freedom to order food and drink from your seat,
Standard Premium gives you the space to focus on what matters most.


We're delighted to announce that Standard Premium has launched across the West Coast Main Line on every one of our Pendolino trains.

And what makes Standard Premium so special?

Well, you'll get:

  • 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
  • Free WiFi
  • Access to Avanti Media at no extra charge

Making every journey extra special

We want to make sure that as many people as possible get the chance to try our newest way to travel and experience Standard Premium onboard Avanti West Coast trains.

You'll see Standard Premium coaches on every one of our Pendolinos.

Upgrade onboard

If you're tempted to try it for yourself, it's simple. To upgrade to one of our Standard Premium coaches, just ask a member of the team onboard your Avanti West Coast service.

Loads more legroom doesn't have to cost a lot. You'll be able to upgrade to Standard Premium from between £15 and £30 dependent on your journey.

We'd love to know your thoughts

If you've already travelled with us in Standard Premium, then we'd love to hear feedback or thoughts on your experience. It'll help us make sure that the next time you travel with us, our service is even better.

Send us your thoughts and feedback here

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