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We've used our data to turn your phone into a price-predicting superhero 

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What are the benefits?

Our Price Prediction tool will let you peek into the future and see when Advance ticket prices are set to increase over time and when they are likely to sell out. We recommend that you book an Advance ticket early and don't delay purchasing until the day of travel. Advance tickets almost always increase in price as the day of travel approaches, so delaying your purchase can be costly.

How does it work?

Most train operators release Advance purchase tickets 12 weeks before the date of travel. Once the Advance tickets for your journey have been released, the price of the ticket will gradually go up in price right up until the day of travel. 

Price prediction tells you when a ticket is likely to go up in price and by how much, based on billions of data points. 



Where does this come from?

It comes from you the customer when you search for train journeys to go on. Our data scientists built sophisticated models using historical pricing trends from these searches, as well as using algorithms and mathematical models to predict future prices. We cannot guarantee they are correct 100% of the time, but never fear, our scientists are working behind the scenes to constantly improve our algorithms and give you reliable price predictions. 


The more journey searches you make, the more accurate the predictions will become. So, get searching!  

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