If you’re after Avanti West Coast Standard Premium tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we’ll show you what exactly is on offer, from roomier seats to free WiFi and much more. Read on for a complete guide to Avanti West Coast Standard Premium Class.

What is Standard Premium?

Standard Premium is the new class offered by Avanti West Coast, making it the first train company in the UK to launch an additional class of travel. The Standard Premium Class sits between Standard and First Class and is available on all Pendolino services.

What do you get with Avanti West Coast in Standard Premium?

As well as the usual amenities you’ll find in Standard Class, travelling in Standard Premium means you’ll get a few extra perks, including:

  • Roomier seats for a more comfortable journey
  • Free WiFi
  • A guaranteed table
  • Plug sockets and phone charging
  • Free access to Avanti Media

Can I buy a Standard Premium ticket in advance?

Yes, you can now book your Standard Premium ticket in advance for travel from September.

Can I book a wheelchair space in Standard Premium?

Yes, you can book a wheelchair space by contacting Passenger Assist. The wheelchair space is located in Coach J with access to an accessible toilet.

Can I still upgrade to First Class?

Yes, you can. However, we still recommend you buy your Avanti First Class ticket in advance to get the best fare and guarantee a seat.

Popular Avanti Standard Premium routes

Check out our guides to travelling in Standard Premium on some of Avanti's most popular routes.

London to Manchester

Departs from

London Euston

Arrives into

Manchester Piccadilly

Fastest journey time

2h 3m


Find out more about travelling from London to Manchester.

London to Edinburgh

Departs from

London Euston

Arrives into

Edinburgh Waverley

Fastest journey time

4h 16m


Find out more about travelling from London to Edinburgh.

London to Glasgow

Departs from

London Euston

Arrives into

Glasgow Central

Fastest journey time

4h 29m


Find out more about travelling from London to Glasgow.

London to Liverpool

Departs from

London Euston

Arrives into

Liverpool Lime Street

Fastest journey time

2h 1m


Find out more about travelling from London to Liverpool.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are food and drinks available in Standard Premium?

Yes. By using Avanti’s At-Seat Order service, you can order food and drinks on board. Simply choose your order and it’ll be brought straight to your seat.

How much does Standard Premium cost?

The price of Standard Premium depends on how far you’ll be travelling. Prices range from £15 for a one-way ticket from Birmingham to London to £30 from Glasgow to London.

Where can I buy a Standard Premium ticket?

You can buy Avanti's Standard Premium ticket on our website or you can upgrade to Standard Premium when boarding your train. Find it on our website by clicking 'Compare all available ticket types' at the bottom of the page when booking a journey operated by Avanti.

Is Standard Premium available on all Avanti West Coast services?

Standard Premium is available on 80% of Avanti West Coast services operated by Pendolino trains, including all services to and from Liverpool and Manchester.

Standard Premium is not available on Avanti's Voyager trains that run to North Wales, Chester, Shrewsbury and a limited number on West Midlands and Scotland routes.

Find out more about Avanti West Coast

Want to know more about Avanti West Coast? Check out some of our guides to travelling with Avanti and by train in Great Britain for info on train times, Season tickets and more.

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