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One Million Half-Price Rail Fares Up For Grabs - But You Have To Be Quick!

Discounted rail tickets are up for grabs, on journeys between 30th January and 15th March 2024 across England and Wales.

Discounted rail tickets are up for grabs, on journeys between 30th January and 15th March 2024 across England and Wales.

Over a million discounted tickets will be available to destinations across England and Wales, as well as on cross-border trips into Scotland, but passengers will only have from 23rd to 29th January 2024 to claim up to 50% off selected advance and off-peak rail tickets, so you need to be quick!

Whether it’s a city break, family holiday or countryside escape, passengers are encouraged to make the most of this sale to get to popular destinations across the country.

Popular journeys passengers could claim savings* on tickets for include:


Standard price

Sale price

Portsmouth to Penzance



Birmingham to Bristol



Manchester to Leeds



Leicester to Sheffield



*The savings quoted are against a typical advance purchase ticket; as these tickets vary in price, the exact savings may be more or less compared to what a passenger usually purchases.

Tickets must be purchased at least 7 days in advance. Promotional tickets are available on selected routes only. Tickets may be limited between 30th January and 5th February for some train operators due to industrial action. Booking fees may apply.

This sale is mainly available online. The Great British Rail Sale Tickets are selected Advance or Off-Peak tickets with fares discounted by individual participating Train Companies, up to 50% off the equivalent full-price Advance ticket fare.

Where a participating Train Company does not offer Advance tickets, Off-Peak ticket fares may be offered as an alternative. Great British Rail Sale Tickets are not available on all routes or all journeys and may not represent the lowest available fare for a particular journey.

Great British Rail Sale tickets are not refundable unless the service you are booked to travel on is delayed or cancelled and you choose not to travel.

Railcard discounts do not apply to Great British Rail Sale Tickets, and no other discounts can be used in conjunction with the Great British Rail Sale Tickets. Great British Rail Sale Tickets are valid only on the date and train shown on the ticket and seat reservation and are non-refundable. Changes to the time or date of travel are possible before departure of the first reserved train. Differences in fare and administration fees may apply.


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