How to Book UK Train Tickets

How can I purchase UK rail tickets?

We offer direct UK Rail tickets at Rome2rio. It’s easy!

Step 1: Visit our home page and simply enter your UK origin and destination, then click search.

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Step 2: Using the interactive menu, select ‘Train’ as your method of transport.

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Step 3: Select either ‘One way’ or ‘Return Trip’, and choose your preferred travel dates and times, and number of passengers. Then select ‘Find tickets’.

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Step 4: Find your preferred train by sorting the results by time/price. If you would like to travel in more comfort, for example first class, simply click on the ‘modify’ button on your preferred train and choose a ticket from the dropdown menu. Click ‘Select’ on your chosen train to proceed.

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Step 5: Please be mindful that eTickets are not currently offered for rail bookings within the UK, and you will need to collect your ticket from any UK train station with collection facilities.

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Step 6: Choose your seat preferences, although we cannot guarantee that the train operator will be able to match your request.

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Step 7: Enter the passenger details.

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Step 8: Enter your billing address and payment information. We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

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Step 9: If the passenger is unable to use this payment card to collect the ticket at the train station, please tick the box labelled “Use a different payment card for ticket collection”. Then enter a different payment card that the passenger will have for ticket collection.

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Step 10: If you agree with the terms and conditions, click ‘Buy Ticket’.

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Step 11: You will immediately receive an on-screen 8-character ticket collection reference number, and you will shortly receive an email confirmation from Rome2rio. Occasionally these emails might get placed in your Junk Mail or Spam folder by your mail system. Please check those folders for just in case.

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