From live times and disruptions info to price alerts for the cheapest tickets, the Trainline app gives you control of your journey. It makes train and coach travel across the UK and the rest of Europe easy.

So, with 260 train and coach operators for 45 countries in one place, the question is, where will the Trainline app take you next?

Tickets on your phone

When your family calls you home and time is of the essence, wave goodbye to station queues with tickets on your phone. There’s no need to print paper tickets, just book an eticket or Mobile Ticket on the Trainline app, scan the code at the barrier, and go straight to the platform.

Even if you’re making multiple trips, there’s no need to walk around with a wad of paper tickets in your wallet – your phone is all you need. Mobile Tickets and etickets are available for the majority of routes and we’re always adding more.

Download the Trainline app today to start travelling smarter.

Live times and journey info on the go

Plan your journey to the minute with the Trainline app – handy when you’ve got important places to be! Search for your journey to see live train and coach times in one place, then open the Live Tracker to see all the stops along your route. Need a seat? The BusyBot tool uses live data from people on your train to highlight the quietest carriages – front, middle or back.

And, if anything crops up along your route, we’ll let you know with our live disruption alerts. Download the Trainline app today to start travelling smarter.

Easy bookings

Who has time to search all the different operators to find the best price and journey option? Not you! The Trainline app brings tickets for 260 European operators (including all UK Rail, Eurostar, SNCF, Trenitalia, Deutsche Bahn and Renfe) into one place, so you have all the info at your fingertips.

Book trips on the go, up to 15 minutes before departure and pay quickly and securely with Apple Pay, PayPal, Amex, Visa and more. Plus, if your plans change, you can manage your booking in the app – change the time or date of your trip or refund your ticket.

Download the Trainline app today to start travelling smarter.

Price Prediction

If you like saving money – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – Price Prediction could be your new best friend! This handy in-app tool helps you find the cheapest tickets for your route, by using historical price trends to highlight potential fare increases.

The key is searching in advance, about 12 weeks is enough. If data’s available for your route, you’ll see Price Prediction in your search results and be able to see a detailed breakdown of ticket prices.

Good to know

How do I download the Trainline app?

Our app is available to download on the App Store and Google Play store. Want to download it now? Simply visit our get our app page, enter your phone number and we’ll text you a quick and easy download link for free.

Is the Trainline app free?

Yes! It’s free to download the app and set up an account, giving you instant access to live train and coach times and tickets for 260 European operators in 45 countries.

How do I use the Trainline app?

That depends what you’d like to do with it. Once you open the app, use the Search tab to check live journey times and ticket prices by entering your ‘from’ and ‘to’ destinations. If you’re looking for tickets, you can also add passenger numbers, railcards and specific dates of travel in this section. You can also mark certain journeys as favourites, and find instant live times and journey information for these in the Favourites tab.

How do I activate a train ticket on the Trainline app?

Once you’ve purchased a Mobile Ticket in the app, head to the My Tickets section. Here you can download your ticket to your device to view the barcode that gets scanned at the station. On the day of travel, click “Activate Ticket” and you’re good to go. Just make sure you only do this on the day of travel, as once a ticket is activated it can’t be changed, moved or refunded. Check out our help page for more information.

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