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#1 downloaded train app, join over 6.5 million people.
Book in advance to save 43% on average*.
Train travel made easy; plan your journey, check live train times & platform information in the palm of your hand. Buy tickets for any UK train route.
We make train travel easy:
• Journey planning and train times.
• View live train departure boards.
• See what platform you depart from
• Recent and saved journeys on your home screen
• View station information including maps and local taxi numbers.
Buy tickets on the go:
• Buy tickets for any UK train route.
• Purchase tickets up to 10 minutes before boarding.
• Save your preferred payment card details.
• Collect from over 1,000 stations.
• View ticket reference details in your app, even without a signal.
• Mobile ticketing available on selected routes**.
Buy tickets for all major UK train operators:
First Great Western
South West Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
South Eastern Trains
Abellio Greater Anglia
East Midlands Trains
*Average savings with Advance fares vs purchase on the day of travel at the ticket office. Selected routes only, subject to availability.
**Mobile tickets are only available on selected routes.
What's New in Version 4.4
Seat reservation preferences!
You asked, we listened. Like a forward facing seat with a table by the window? Done. You’ll find the options in the checkout and we’ll remember them for next time.
Buying tickets is faster and simpler
Hit that Buy Tickets button to check it out and book in waaay less than 60 seconds. We hope you like the clean and simple new design.
Tickets making sense
We’ve grouped them together so your choices are clearer, cheaper tickets are a great deal but have a few more restrictions, pay a bit more and get greater flexibility.
7 day timetables have a new home
You can download handy offline timetables, you’ll find them under the settings (cog) icon on the home screen.
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Have a safe and pleasant journey.
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Quick and easy to use!
Really easy layout with train tickets and times available ASAP. Very useful when you need to book ahead and want cheap tickets.
One of the best apps around.
I find this app great because it lets you find and pay for your tickets at great prices, particularly if you're booking a few weeks in advance.
Quick and easy
quick and easy to use, saves payment details and your journeys etc.