Train times in the UK

Whatever your destination, discover our train timetable to the UK's major cities and rural stations.

For commutes, special events or holidays, Avanti West Coast trains are scheduled to help you get to and from your UK destination whenever you need to. Our timetables are designed to make sure each passenger gets from A to B conveniently. Additionally, our online tools simplify the process for travellers to stay updated on our services and locate the journey that best fits their schedule. So all you need to worry about is where to go next.

Get directly to your UK destination

From London to Birmingham and all the way to Glasgow, our train routes link major destinations across the UK. Our key routes cover each corner of the country so all travellers can get directly to central locations including Manchester, Carlisle and Shrewsbury.

Outside of regular commuting hours, Avanti West Coast off-peak train times means you can always travel at a convenient time. Our user-friendly tools help you see accurate train times for today, get live schedule updates and stay ahead of any delays. This makes it easier to keep all your journeys on track whenever and wherever you’re heading to.

Discover train times online

To keep you moving, access up-to-date train schedules for all our routes easily with our online tools. Download our app to ensure you always have the latest train times and lowest ticket prices in your pocket.

Whether you’re planning ahead or taking a spontaneous trip, you can use the Train Times tool above to check live schedules on your chosen route. Simply enter the departure and arrival station to view the best time and ticket options from any device.

You can stay ahead of any delays or disruptions by using our Journey Checker. For regular routes or particularly important journeys, sign up to get email or SMS alerts about any cancellations, route or service changes.

Know exactly where your train is at all times using our Live Train Status tool. Keep an eye on all the services for your route so you don’t need to worry about running late, standing too long on the platform or catching another train if you miss yours.

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Avanti West Coast Routes

Travelling to and from London is easy and convenient with Avanti West Coast. Get directly from the centre of one capital to another on a service from Edinburgh. Or escape from the big smoke to the Cotswolds, Peak District or the Highlands easily with our trains to and from London.

Trains from London

Trains to London

Find train times for popular journeys

We have regular services running on frequently-travelled routes all day, every day. Check out the timetables for the most popular journeys below.

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Liverpool Lime Street



Birmingham New Street



Glasgow Central



Manchester Piccadilly



Live train times

Travel with confidence with real-time service updates from our app. Get the latest departure and arrival times from any of our UK stations. So whether you’re picking up a loved one or taking a spontaneous trip, you can know exactly where our trains are on any of our train routes.

You can even save the stations you travel to and from most regularly for quicker and easier access to the latest travel information.

Download our app

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Is my train on time?

To find out if your train is running on time or not:

  • Open the Avanti West Coast app
  • Click on ‘Live Times’ from the bottom menu
  • Search for the station you’re travelling from
  • Select ‘Departures’ or ‘Arrivals’ depending on whether you’re travelling from or to the station
  • Scroll and click on your service to see if it’s on time and where it is on the route

Best fare finder

Avanti west coast mobile app

Travel Advice

Whatever type of journey you’re making with us, make sure you’re always prepared with the below travel advice.

Discover the UK, your way

The best bit about travelling with Avanti West Coast trains is that you can make each journey your own. Be inspired, personalise your route and stay flexible.


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