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To find LNER tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices. Want to know more about one of the UK's biggest train companies? Keep reading.
For more information about accessibility on London North Eastern Railway services, check out our Accessible Travel guide.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) have been operating trains on the East Coast mainline in the UK since June 2018, when they took over from Virgin Trains East Coast. Their trains cover journeys from London King's Cross to popular destinations such as Edinburgh, Leeds, Harrogate, York, Hull, Newcastle, Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen.
LNER recently introduced a new fleet of state-of-the-art Azuma trains on their major routes, which use technology from the Japanese bullet train to travel faster, quieter and more reliably than ever before. Sounds good right?
Not sure where to start your adventure? Use our LNER route map to plan out where you want to go.
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.
Heading to Edinburgh? Make sure you grab a seat on the right-hand side for some stunning views while passing through Durham and Newcastle before a leisurely roll along the seaside. Check out some of the major UK destinations you can travel to with LNER:
We've highlighted some of the most popular routes you can take with LNER below.
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.
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. In Standard Class you'll enjoy:
LNER First Class seating is perfect for those wishing to kick back and relax in style during 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.
Find out more about travelling with LNER First Class route guides:
Pay a visit to the onboard cafe during your journey for hot and cold soft drinks, sandwiches and snacks. Please note there is currently a limited menu available due to Covid restrictions.
You're allowed up to three items with you on LNER trains (one small handbag, a carry-on bag and one large suitcase). Onboard luggage storage includes space under your seat, overhead shelves and luggage racks at the end of each carriage. Pushchairs will need to be folded and stored in the designated luggage area.
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Train tickets in the UK usually go on sale 3 months before the date of travel. Look out for Advance tickets, as these tend to be cheaper when they're first released. Be quick though, as they sell out on busier routes.
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When travelling by train in the UK, you can benefit from reduced fares by choosing times of day that are less busy. When searching for tickets with us, we'll display all available tickets and options, highlighting the cheapest ones.
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If you travel on the same route more than three times a week, then an LNER Season Ticket could help you to save both valuable time and money. Not only that, but they're also available in a number of flexible options to suit different time frames.
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They're types of train discount cards you can buy for £30 for unlimited use. You can get up to a 1/3 off the price of Off-Peak train tickets when using a Railcard. From kids to elderly people, there are great discounts out there to be had.
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.
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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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 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.
Travelling with LNER? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard London North Eastern Railway facilities here.
LNER’s Peak Hours apply to any trains leaving London King’s Cross before 08:00 and between 16:00 and 18:00. All trains on Fridays are now Super Off-Peak (except between London Kings Cross and Stevenage).
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.
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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.