Choose the right ticket

Find the right train ticket

From Advance and Off-Peak to Season tickets and Rover fares, find the best ticket option for your journey. Simply click each train ticket type to learn more about it, and plan your trip with us.

Travelling in a group of three or more? You could save money when you travel together with our range of group discounts. Find out more about Groupsave and other group travel offers.

Here’s a quick guide to buying the best ticket for your trip to the capital.

Graphic showing EMR peak, off-peak and super off-peak times to and from London

Monday to Friday

Arriving into London

  • Off-Peak tickets are available on services arriving into London at or after 10:03
  • Super Off-Peak tickets are available on services arriving into London at or after 11:36
  • Anytime tickets cover you at all times

Going out of London

  • Off-Peak tickets cover you from 08:47 - 16:34, and from 18:47 onwards. On Fridays, your outward ticket from London is valid all day from 08:47
  • Super Off-Peak tickets cover you from 10:05 - 15:34, and from 18:47 onwards
  • Between 16:34 and 18:47, Anytime tickets are the only valid ticket. They cover you at all other times, too

Weekends

Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are valid at any time, all weekend.

Ticket types