From live times and disruptions info to split tickets and 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 more than 270 train and coach operators for 45 countries in one place, the question is, where will the Trainline app take you next?

Digital tickets

For safe, contactless travel, use our app to book an eticket or Mobile Ticket. We'll show you whichever option is available for your route when you book, so there’s no need to print paper tickets or queue at the station. Scan them directly from your phone, or show to station staff to 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. Once downloaded, you won't even need internet access to use them. Digital tickets are available for the majority of routes in the UK and we’re always adding more. 

Flexi Season tickets

Spending fewer days in the office and only want to pay for the days you need to commute? Download the Trainline app and travel with a Flexi Season ticket, a new UK ticket type designed for more flexible commutes that offers savings for commuters travelling during Peak times, 2-3 days a week.

Coming as a bundle of 8 Day Passes to use when you need them over 28 days, a Flexi Season gives you unlimited travel between your two chosen stations. You can pick and choose which days you want to take the train instantly on our app. Perfect for those with flexible schedules splitting their time between home and the workplace.


Still like the idea of getting cheap train tickets? Download the Trainline app and split your train tickets with SplitSave – our new app feature – it can be much cheaper than buying a single ticket, especially if you’re travelling on a long journey.

We find clever combinations of tickets to save you money, simply look out for the SplitSave icon when searching for your route. We’ll show you how much you can save and give you a detailed breakdown – you’ll just need to show different tickets along your journey. You can store SplitSave tickets in your Trainline app or add them to your Apple Wallet.

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 times in one place, then tap 'Track' to check all the stops along your route and where your train is. If you’re taking more than one train along the way, you can also see when your next change is and what platform you need to go to.

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.

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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 more than 270 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 more than 270 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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