Trainline: Book train tickets 4+

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Feeling smart? Buy tickets now to beat the rail industry fare increase. Remember, they're available up to 12 weeks ahead.

Welcome aboard Trainline. Travel confidently with Europe’s leading train and coach app.

We’ve made it quick and easy for you to travel across the UK and the rest of Europe by rail and road. Book tickets for Avanti West Coast, GWR, LNER, National Express and more. You can even plan your international trips by train or bus across 45 countries in Europe and the rest of the world, including the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany. And if you’re looking for some travel inspiration, why not check our pick of popular journeys?


Plus, you’ll always be in control of your trip thanks to our live train timetable (for UK rail, Trenitalia, Renfe, and SNCF routes), price alerts, mobile tickets / etickets and seat selection (where available).

Get live train times, railcards, mobile tickets / etickets and seat selection. Safe travel is our top priority - use contactless travel and crowd alerts to find out how busy your train is.

Why Trainline?
• Book all your train and coach journeys in one place.
• Compare travel options from 220 rail and coach companies.
• Quickly find the cheapest UK Advance tickets.
• Ask Siri how your journey’s doing.
• Pay in your preferred currency. Available in GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, CAD, CHF, and SEK.
• Get great discounts like GroupSave 34%. (GroupSave is a discount of up to 34% for adults travelling on a single or return journey at Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak times in groups of three to nine people.)
• Skip station queues using tickets on your phone (selected routes).
• Find carriages with available seats.
• Book in advance or on the day of travel.
• Buy your tickets with Apple Pay, PayPal, and all major credit cards and debit cards.

Save money with cheap UK Advance tickets. Once you’ve booked your tickets, save them to your phone and use live train times, platform numbers or delay info to keep your trip on track.


Have you considered coach? Book coach tickets with Trainline and you’ll get air conditioning, free WiFi and VUER – National Express’ onboard entertainment system. Start your search and if there’s a coach available, we’ll show you the options. No need to print tickets either because with etickets, your phone is all you need.
Trust Trainline to get you where you need to be.


In the UK we partner with Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway, London North
, Western Railway, Great Western Railway (GWR), South Western Railway, London

Overground, TfL Rail, Gatwick Express, Heathrow Connect, Heathrow Express, Stansted
Express, ScotRail, Greater Anglia, East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway, Thameslink, Southeastern, Southern Rail, c2c, Caledonian Sleeper, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, Hull Trains, Island Line, Grand Central Railway, Mersey Rail and TransPennine Express.



Eurostar (France and Belgium)
SNCF (France)
TGV Lyria (France)
Thalys (France)
Renfe (Spain)
Trenitalia (Italy)
Italo (Italy)
Deutsche Bahn (Germany)
ÖBB (Austria)
SBB (Switzerland)
SNCB (Belgium)
NS (the Netherlands)
Alsa (Spain) and Flixbus

You’ll always get the best fare for every journey and with every carrier. So, download your FREE Trainline app and get access to live train times and cheap train and coach tickets across the UK & Europe.


To find out more, see our FAQs: https://www.thetrainline.com/en/help/


Follow Trainline on social:
• Our blog: www.thetrainline.com/blog
• Facebook: facebook.com/thetrainlinecom
• Twitter: twitter.com/thetrainline
• Instagram: @trainline

What’s New

Version 312.1

The little things matter

Some small improvements are coming down the track with this update.

We’ve fixed a few bugs that were affecting our app and made some other minor changes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
294.3K Ratings

294.3K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

Anyone who’s booked train tickets in the UK knows it can be a labyrinthine task. Am I buying off-peak tickets? What is off-peak? What is “super” off-peak? Am I getting the best deal? We were thrilled to have all this—and more—finally made clear as day by a souped-up Trainline app. It’s become as essential to our train travel as a fully charged phone battery.

Showlder2cryon ,

Trainline is a life saver!!

The individual train companies in the UK are so mean about refunds. Ive been delayed over half an hour multiple times and refused any kind of repayment by Northern Rail. They even cancelled my train WHILST I WAS SAT ON IT and kicked me off at a random station and STILL refused to refund me! Recently I spent over £50 on a train ticket and then my train was completely cancelled. The next 3 trains were also cancelled. So I cancelled my event and went home. By the time I got home, they had un-cancelled the trains! And they refused to refund me because they told me I should have just got the next train!!
Thankfully trainline came to my rescue!! I filled in a very very short application on the trainline website that explained my situation and they said they would talk to the train company and “do all the leg work for me” and they did! I got a full refund very quickly! Thank you so much trainline!
The application online for Avanti refunds didn’t even have the option of “abandoned journey because of cancelled trains”. So there was no way for me to appeal. The train companies are so stingy, even after they ruin your whole journey or kick you off in the middle of the country somewhere!
I recommend trainline to everyone travelling so that you don’t get scammed out of your money by avanti or northern rail etc.
Thank you trainline!!!

jeezMANlyke ,

they are THIEVES- do not buy from this app

There is absolutely nothing good about train line. I accidentally booked my ticket on the wrong date so I refunded a minute late after I bought the tickets, they have a £10 refund policy and I was meant to get my money back within 5 days however I never got my money back in the end.
I payed for a £100 ticket and they never refunded me and stole all of my money. I was already mad about the £10 charge for refunds so I accepted it since I’d get at least £90 back but after 5 days I never got my refund back. So I called them and they said random excuses and told me that due to policies they can only refund me £20 of what I bought 😀. But they couldn’t even refund me my £20 in the end. And after looking at different apps I found that there are much better and cheaper and more trustworthy apps which DO NOT STEAL YOUR MONEY and they do not have a refund charge either which is very helpful. I believe anyone who is using trains apps for the first time should do their research first and be careful with which app they buy their tickets from and they should DEFINITELY NOT BUY FROM TRAINLINE!! Otherwise they’ll scam you.

App Privacy

The developer, thetrainline, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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