Wherever you’re going, use our UK train Journey Planner to keep your travel plans on track.
Our handy travel planner is designed to make booking your next trip quicker and easier. Journey Planner lets you check live departure and arrival times and we'll show you how much your tickets will cost.
We’ll highlight Peak, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets, to show you the cheapest options available where possible. And, if you’re searching close to your departure date, our clever tool will update you with platform numbers, service information and even which parts of the train still have seats.
We're experts at helping you to make planning rail journeys simple, quick and efficient. That’s why you can check live train departures, arrival times and fare details ahead of time – so you get where you need to be cheaply and smoothly.
By combining our train times journey planner with our extensive UK trains map, you’ll see exactly where you'll pass, what kind of train you'll take, and what you might see along the way.
Use our search tool above to identify which trains run during peak, off-peak or super off-peak times so you can get the best deal. Booking in advance through Trainline typically saves you 51% on average*.
Need to plan your train journeys while you’re out and about? Then download our mobile app (available for iOS, iPad and Android) to book your train tickets or find the latest live travel, platform or delay information at a glance.
For selected routes, you can also use Mobile Tickets, which means no more queuing at ticket collection machines and you’ll never need to panic over a lost paper ticket again.
*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach
Cheap train tickets
Booking Advance tickets with us could save you up to 51%, compared with booking non-Advance fares on the day of travel.
Off-Peak train times
Travelling Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak could really cut your costs down. These quieter trains will probably make your trip more comfortable too.
Stay connected on the move with our app. Get live journey information in seconds and use tickets on your phone to skip the queues.
When you’re using our Journey Planner, don’t forget to add any Railcards you have to see the savings you could make.
There are many different ticket types in the UK so knowing what’s what, and when you can use them, is important for planning your journey.
Whether you’re planning a trip to one of the UK’s major cities, trying to get to the airport or simply looking for inspiration, you can check out some of the most popular UK train journeys below.