There’s only one way to travel by train along the west coast, and that’s with Virgin Trains First Class. But just what exactly is on offer? Well, from luxurious seats to complimentary meals, we’ll walk you through exactly what’s on board. Don’t be put off by the thought of paying more than you would in Standard either – as there are ways to find cheap First Class train tickets too! Read on for a short guide to Virgin Trains First Class!
Here’s what you get on First Class Virgin Trains:
Comprehensive, delicious and bursting with choice, Virgin Trains’ First Class food menu is sure you to keep you satisfied on any long or short-haul trip. No matter what time of day you travel, there’s a fantastic food menu ready to cater to you. Veggie meals, vegan meals and gluten-free options are included too, so nobody goes wanting!
Virgin Trains are split between two main types, Pendolino and Super Voyager. On Pendolino trains, carriages G, H, J and K are the First Class carriages, while on the Super Voyager the First Class sections are in carriages E and L.
For each carriage, you can view exactly where key amenities are, such as luggage areas, power sockets, toilets and priority seats, making it easier for you to book your ticket with us.
Great news, WiFi is free to use on all Virgin Trains, in any class – ideal for those who need to keep working while on the go, and just as great for anyone who wants to connect, send messages or catch up on tv. The possibilities are endless!
Purchasing a First Class ticket won’t just get you onboard a fancy carriage, you’ll also get exclusive access to Virgin Trains’ First Class Lounges. Sit back and relax for two hours ahead of your train (or one hour during peak times) and enjoy free drinks and snacks, as well as newspapers, and recline in comfy armchairs. You’ll also be able to access free WiFi
You can find these trendy, peaceful lounges at the following train stations:
The key when trying to get cheap train tickets? Book in Advance. We know we like to shout about advance booking here at Trainline, but it’s for a good reason. By using our Ticket Alerts tool and booking tickets as early as possible, you could stand to save as much as 61%! Try it out for yourself by booking a First Class ticket in our Journey Planner.