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Introducing LNER

London North Eastern Railway is new to the train operating company scene in the UK, and here's all you need to know. 

LNER passengers on platform

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has taken over all existing Virgin Trains East Coast routes as of June 24th, 2018. That covers journeys from London King's Cross to Hull, Leeds, Harrogate, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen. A new fleet of state-of-the-art Azuma trains will be servicing these routes in the near future - check out our information page for LNER's Azuma fleet.

While this is a change in train operators, customers who currently use the network will not be affected by the switch. All advanced & season tickets and travel vouchers purchased with Virgin Trains East Coast are still valid and train times will run as normal.

LNER map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our LNER route map to plan out where you want to go.

LNER map

London North Eastern Railway takes you further. From the North East, Yorkshire, to the East Coast and to the far reaches of Scotland, LNER makes connecting to various parts of UK smooth and hassle-free.

How to get cheap LNER 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!

Mobile Tickets

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Enjoy smoother LNER 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 London North Eastern Railway journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.

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LNER First Class or Standard seating

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

LNER First Class passenger


Benefit from family-sized tables, power sockets and quiet carriages, all at an affordable price. LNER at makes trips up and down the UK easy for budgeters and thrill-seekers alike. 


First Class

London North Eastern Railway offers First Class seating for those wishing to kick back and relax on their journeys. Enjoy the comforts of First Class lounges at London King's Cross, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Darlington, Doncaster and Wakefield Westgate stations.

LNER destinations

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

LNER trains from London King's Cross

London North Eastern Railway's most popular services depart from London King's Cross station, which makes it a convenient gateway to the rest of the UK for tourists and locals alike.

London King's Cross building

London North Eastern Railway provide the fastest and most direct link between the Capital and the North East of England. Direct trains to London can be reached from Leeds, Glasgow and Edinburgh up to 4 times a day. With journey times taking under 5 hours from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh, train journeys has become a viable and affordable option compared to flights and car travel of the same trip. With scenic views of the British east coast, taking in sights across Yorkshire and Cumbria, train travel on London North Eastern Railway offers a relaxing approach for lengthy journeys to your destination.

London North Eastern Railway train times depend on the service, however, during weekdays, LNER provide many high-speed services to all its destinations, increasing the travel options for all passengers, offering flexibility when planning journey schedules.

LNER luggage allowance


LNER allows three items on board per person – a maximum of one small handbag, a carry-on bag and one large suitcase – anything bigger than 80 x 57 x 30cm will get refused. Keep small bags under your seat, and store cabin-style bags in the overhead space above your seat and larger suitcases in luggage racks at the end of the carriage.

Pushchairs need to be folded and stored in the designated luggage area. If you’re travelling with a non-folding bike, you’ll need to reserve a space for it before travelling.

Good to know

Travelling with LNER? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard London North Eastern Railway facilities here.

LNER Good to know

LNER’s Peak Hours apply to any trains leaving London King’s Cross before 08:00 and between 16:00 and 18:00.

Yes. LNER’s current policy allows up to five bicycles per train, although it can be up to only three on certain trains. One bicycle is allowed per customer with no charge for this service but booking a space is required.

Yes. WiFi is available on LNER free of charge in both Standard and First Class seating.

You can bring up to two dogs, cats or other small pets free of charge and without reservation as long as they don't take up a seat. There may be a small fee for additional pets.

Contact information

Got a query about your LNER journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.


Ticket enquiries and refunds

You might find an answer to your query in our help section. For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to contact us on 0333 202 2222.

lost property

Delays, lost property and onboard services

If you would like more information regarding LNER train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call London North Eastern Railway on 0345 722 5333.

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