What are Advance tickets?
Advance UK train fares are Single (one-way) tickets offering great value for money on many longer distance journeys. You must book in advance and fares are subject to availability. The earlier you book the better the deal. You can mix and match Advance UK train fares for a return journey. Advance UK train fares are only valid for the date and train shown and are non-refundable.You can change time or date of travel before departure of the first reserved train but you will need to pay any difference in fare and an administration fee.
What are Off-Peak tickets?
Off-Peak UK train fares are cheaper tickets for travelling on trains that are less busy. Offering good value for money, these tickets may require you to travel at specific times of day, days of the week or on a specific route. Where there is more than one Off-Peak UK train fare for a journey, the cheaper fare with more restrictions will be called Super Off-Peak. You can buy Off-Peak UK train tickets any time before you travel. The travel restrictions for your Off-Peak UK train ticket will depend on the journey you are making and will be advised when you buy your ticket.
What are Anytime tickets?
Anytime UK train fares are fully flexible tickets, with no time restrictions on when you can travel. Perfect for people who need complete flexibility. You can buy Anytime UK train tickets any time before you travel and you can use your ticket to travel on any train. With an Anytime UK train ticket you can also break your journey at stations along the route of travel.