RAIL SAVER – CHEAP TRAIN TICKETS
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RAILSAVER – Cheap Train Tickets
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Use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner and Best Fare Finder above to check train times, compare ticket prices and book your train ticket online quickly and securely in a few easy steps.
Booking cheap train tickets online is quick and easy when you use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner and Best Fare Finder facility above.
All you need to do is enter your from and to station, select your travel dates, choose your preferred departure and arrival time and then click the ‘Find Tickets‘ button.
Railsaver will search for and display the cheapest combinations of train fares to get where you need to go on the date and at the times that you have selected.
At Railsaver the price of your train ticket will be for the complete rail journey and include any en-route connections you may need to make between your departure and destination stations.
Train tickets may also be purchased at any train station with a staffed service counter or self service ticket machines. It is however usually always cheaper to book your train ticket online which you may do here by as much as twelve weeks in advance.
For more information including live train times, availability, train arrival and departure times or to just compare train ticket fare prices please input your rail journey details in the train fare quote box above or follow the links in the navigation menu at top and bottom of this page.
Train Ticket Options
Although the different train ticket types might look bewildering at first, itвЂ™s actually fairly simple to find the right ticket for your journey.
Choosing the type of train ticket best suited for you all depends on how flexible you need to be with your travel arrangements, and whether you need to travel in peak times (generally before 09.30 and between 17.00 and 19.00 Mondays to Fridays) or not.
Main Types of Train Tickets
There are three primary groups of train tickets whose prices often vary quite considerably. Huge savings are able to be enjoyed simply by choosing the type of ticket most suited for your journey.
The three main type of train tickets and their essential characteristics are:-
- Not flexible: for travel on a specified train on a specified date
- Savings of up to 80% (sometimes more) compared with buying a ticket on the day of travel
- Limited availability of the really cheap tickets but may be booked up to 12 week in advance
- Are available on all long-distance routes, but not available for most short journeys
- Must be booked in advance and not later than the day before travel
- Are not refundable, but can be amended for a fee
Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Train Tickets
- With Off-Peak train tickets you can travel on any train outside the вЂњpeakвЂќ hours
- With Super Off-Peak tickets you may be restricted to traveling later, or not in the evening peak
- Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Return tickets enable you to travel back on any date within a calendar month
- Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak Day Return and Single tickets are valid for one day only
- Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak train tickets can be booked up to 15 minutes before the departure of your train
- Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak train tickets are refundable
- Offer complete flexibility: travel on any train on the date(s) your ticket is valid
- Anytime Single tickets allow you to to travel on the date shown on the ticket or on the next day
- Anytime Return tickets allow you to travel on the date shown on the ticket or within four days
- Anytime tickets are available on all routes
- Anytime train tickets can be booked up to 15 minutes before the departure of your train
- Anytime train tickets are refundable
- Anytime train tickets cost more than other types of train tickets
Other Types of Train Tickets
In addition to the three types of primary train tickets there are:-
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