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When it comes to last-minute train tickets, we’re on the ball. If you search via our app or website, we’ll always show you the cheapest available price for your tickets – but did you know that we also have a handy way to find the cheapest on-the-day fares? That’s right, our advance purchase on the day tool can help you to get the cheaper rail fares on the same day of travel. You’ll need to download our app to use it, but that’s well worth doing (more on that below)!
It’s easy to use when you’re on the go, meaning you can book last-minute train tickets in a flash. However, please bear in mind that Advance purchase on the day tickets may not always be available, depending on the popularity of a route and availability of tickets. On top of this, you may sometimes not be able to get a seat, even if you do get a late train ticket.
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We've highlighted some of the most popular UK journeys for last minute train tickets below, just tap on the links if you want to find out more about any of the routes.
Advance purchase tickets are cheaper rail fares which are sold prior to the day of travel, and, in some cases on the day of departure.
Train operators set ticket prices in yields, with advance purchase tickets as the cheapest option. Several operators* have opened access on advance tickets to 15mins before you need to board the train. Phew.
* Advance purchase tickets have a variable cut off time prior to departure of the train.
Advance On The Day tickets are subject to availability and they are only valid for that specific service.
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