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If you're after GWR tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we'll show you where the Great Western Railway can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey. To find GWR tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices.

For more information about accessibility on Great Western Railway services, check out our Accessible Travel guide.

Great Western Railway map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our GWR map to plan out where you want to go. From London, you can enjoy speedy services to Cornwall, Dorset, Devon and other destinations in between.

Great Western Railway takes you further. From Swansea Bay to the Thames Valley via The Cotswolds, GWR makes connecting to various parts of the UK smooth and hassle-free. For example, with a GWR train you can get from London to Oxford in 1h 7m, from London to Bath in 2h 9m and from London to Bristol in 2h 22m.

How to get cheap GWR tickets

If you're after cheap UK train tickets, check out the hints below and see how you could bag yourself a bargain. We'll even highlight the cheapest prices!

Buy Great Western Railway Flexi Season Tickets with us

Heading into the office less and want to save money on commuting to work? You can buy digital Flexi Season Tickets for routes in our app. Travelling with a Flexi Season Ticket on eligible routes can be cheaper than buying a single or return ticket, plus it provides you with more flexibility than a normal Season Ticket. Why not check out our Commuter Calculator to see which ticket type is best for you.

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Enjoy smoother GWR journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most Great Western Railway journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.

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GWR First Class or Standard seating

Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, find a seat to match. GWR offers different seating classes to suit all budgets.


Benefit from family-sized tables, power sockets and generous luggage allowances, all at an affordable price. Great Western Railway at makes trips up and down the UK easy for budgeters and thrill-seekers alike.

First Class

GWR offers First Class seating for those wishing to kick back and relax on their journeys. Enjoy comfy seats, quieter coaches and complimentary WiFi, snacks and light refreshments. First Class ticket holders also have access to the First Class lounges at Cardiff and Paddington.

Find out more about GWR First Class.

Great Western Railway destinations

Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular GWR destinations for travel details and nearby attractions.  

GWR Delay Repay

Did you know you can claim Delay Repay if your GWR train was delayed by 15 minutes or more? Check out our dedicated page to Delay Repay for more details.

Good to know

Travelling with GWR? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard Great Western Railway facilities here.

There is complimentary WiFi on most GWR trains whether you're sat in First Class or Standard.  At a number of Great Western Railway run stations, you'll also be able to access the internet via The Cloud. 

Bicycles are allowed on most GWR routes but a space must be reserved in advance. You can do this online, over the phone or at your local staffed ticket office.

You can bring two suitcases and one piece of hand luggage. Any additional items such as hiking equipment and surfboards may incur an extra fee. 

Contact information

Got a query about a GWR journey you've booked with us? Get in touch online.

Customer service enquiries

If you want to get in touch with our customer support team about a booking you've made with us, visit our help section.

Delays, lost property and onboard services

If you would like more information regarding GWR train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call Great Western Railway on 0345 604 0500.

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