Get the cheapest available fare by buying your tickets in advance
By purchasing a Northern Rail Advance train ticket, you're able to choose the best time to travel at the lowest available fare. Advance fares are available on selected routes across the Northern Rail network.
* Northern Rail Advance tickets are available off-peak only and are subject to availability. The lowest fares are available up to 23:59 the day before travel. Actual average saving is 58%. Saving is based on an average Northern Rail advanced fare versus purchase on the day price. Tickets are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.
Get the best available fare by buying your tickets in advance
Why book in 'Advance'?
you have the power to choose the lowest available price for each leg of your journey;
you book to travel at your specified time;
it's cost effective;
Railcard and Child discounts apply to all Advance fares; get the best deal, book well in advance and travel at off-peak times;
Check details and book early as Advance tickets are subject to limited availability and Advance fares will not be available on every train.
Please note Advance tickets are only valid for the date and train they are booked for and these tickets are non-refundable but can be amended before departure.
full terms and conditions for further details on Advance tickets. How to buy your Advance ticket online
Simply enter your journey details into the 'Train tickets and times' search engine on the right of this page to find the cheapest Advance fares available.
You can receive your tickets by First Class post (please allow seven days for delivery); collect your pre-paid tickets from ticket vending machines (TVMs) at participating stations.
From station ticket offices
You can buy the full range of tickets from staffed ticket offices. Our ticket offices will accept all major credit/debit cards, cash, National Rail vouchers and rail warrants.
If you're having any trouble booking tickets
visit our contact us page for further details on how to get in touch - our trained staff can always find the best ticket for you.
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NEW Advance Fares now available for purchase for travel from Crewe, Doncaster, Hull, Preston and Stoke-on-Trent.