Can I buy GroupSave tickets at the station?
You can buy GroupSave discounted tickets online in advance or at the station on the day. GroupSave is available to and from many National Rail stations in the London and South East area.
Can I use Oyster card on Chiltern Railways?
A. Oyster pay as you go is accepted on Chiltern Railways services in the London Fare Zones only. You must touch in and touch out to validate your journey; otherwise you may be liable to a Penalty Fare.
Is it cheaper to buy train tickets on the day?
Is an Advance On The Day ticket cheapest on the day? An Advance On The Day ticket (when available) is cheaper than both the Off-Peak and Anytime tickets brought on the same day.
What times are super off peak Chiltern?
For journeys to and from London, the typical commuter times that Super Off-Peak tickets are not valid on our services are: Trains which are timed to arrive into London Marylebone before 11:30 on weekdays. Trains which are timed to leave London Marylebone after 04:29 and before 8:30 on weekdays.
Can you buy train tickets in bulk?
Buy in bulk Bulk buying also works for trains tickets and the more you buy (i.e. weekly, monthly or yearly) the more you save in the long run. That way you can still spread the cost of an annual season ticket over the year.
How much do you get off with a Railcard?
With a Railcard you can get 1/3 off the price of most train fares.
Do Chiltern Railways have first class?
Chiltern Railways First Class The Business Zone is Chiltern Railways’ answer for passengers looking for a First Class seat and service. It’s available on all of Chiltern Railways’ silver trains and is the perfect ticket if you need to work on-the-go.
Why are UK trains so expensive?
“Unlike trains in the rest of Europe, which tend to be publicly owned and have cheaper fares… most UK trains are privatised, which means that a profit has to be paid out, reducing the scope for fare cuts,” he tells Spotlight. [Read more: Should transport be run by government?]
Can I get an earlier train with an off peak ticket?
This depends on the ticket type; flexible tickets can be used on earlier trains providing the earlier train is also within the timings of the ticket purchased. So, for example if you want to travel with a super off-peak ticket you can travel on an earlier train providing it is also a Super off-peak permitted journey.
What is off peak train times GWR?
Off-Peak Day Travelcards can be used for travel throughout London on journeys after 09:30 on weekdays. They can also be used at any time on weekends and public holidays. Just make sure you travel on the day your ticket is valid. Both tickets are valid until 04:29 the next day.
Do you offer group discounts on Chiltern Railways?
If you’re travelling on a Chiltern Railways service in a group of 10 or more, there are a number of discount options available, although they must be booked at least 7 days in advance. Our specialist team will get back you within 2 working days to advise you on the best value ticket for your group, and help you make your travel arrangements.
Which train companies are covered by GroupSave?
Our GroupSave tickets cover you on the following train companies: South Western Railway, c2c, Chiltern Railways, Thameslink, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Greater Anglia, London Midland, London Overground, Southeastern and Southern.
Is the GroupSave discount valid on all Greater Anglia trains?
They are only valid on eligible connecting Greater Anglia services (e.g. if you’re travelling from Stansted Airport to Chelmsford via London Liverpool Street, the GroupSave discount would only be applied between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford). Read our answers to some of our customers’ frequently asked questions on GroupSave train tickets.
Do I need a National Railcard to travel with GroupSave?
You won’t need any special cards like a National Railcard to travel with GroupSave tickets – all you need to do is travel together with the whole group you booked with for your tickets to be valid. Make sure you’re all sitting close-by on the train though, as the conductor will check that you’re travelling as a group.