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The only place to buy our lowest fares is online, right here, with us. Thanks to our Price Promise, you can relax in the knowledge that you won't find cheaper Virgin Trains East Coast tickets anywhere else.

For the very cheapest train tickets, you simply have to book ahead (up to 12 weeks) and be flexible with your travel times; we have thousands of low Advance fares on sale every week. Thousands!

And for you serious planners, we now release our lowest fares up to 24 weeks in advance on selected routes.

Better still, when you book rail travel online at virgintrainseastcoast.co.uk, we'll also give you an exclusive online discount on our lowest Advance fares – with no booking fee or credit or debit card charges.

Like cheap tickets? This is definitely the place to be.

 

 

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Miles ahead of other booking sites

Take a look at how we measure up to other online booking sites. It seems we're ticking more boxes than the competition when it comes to low prices and convenience:

Ticket booking siteCheapest Virgin Trains East Coast faresNo
booking
fee
No
credit
card fee
No
debit
card fee
Rewards
or Loyalty scheme
Mobile websiteBuy
tickets on mobile
Delay Repay†Self-PrintReal time
journey info & travel planning
Free first class postal ticket deliveryCheap ticket alerts
Virgin Trains East Coast
 
                   
 
Website, app and mobile site.
Post is £1 if TOD is available at the departure station.
 
Red Spotted Hanky
 
    £1     
 
 
 
Only on app.
 **Claims must be submitted to Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly.
 
 
National Rail Enquiries arrival and departure boards.
   
Raileasy
 
   
 
£2.50
 
4.5%*
       
 **Claims must be submitted to Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly.
 
 
National Rail Enquiries arrival and departure boards.
 
 
My Train Ticket
 
   
 
£1.50
 
2%
       
 **Claims must be submitted to Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly.
 
Only on a very limited number of journeys.
     
The Trainline
 
   
 
Mobile app: £1, but tiered on iPhone and Android phones. Website and mobile website £1.50.
 
2% of transaction on app, mobile web £1.50.
       
**Claims must be submitted to Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly.
 
 
National Rail Enquiries arrival and departure boards.
   
Take the Train
 
               
 **Claims must be submitted to Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly.
     

†Delay Repay - compensation in the form of vouchers is given back if your train is delayed by 30 minutes or more.

**Delay Repay can be claimed by contacting Virgin Trains East Coast Customer Relations directly. *When 2.5% of the total transaction works out more than £5 Raileasy charge a fee of 2.5% instead.

Date last checked: 1 March 2015

Miles ahead of other booking sites...
We're ticking more boxes than any other online train booking site for price, and convenience.

 

...and it just keeps getting better

  • Tickets are now released 24 weeks in advance on Edinburgh-London and Newcastle-London routes
  • Or 12 weeks in advance for all others
  • Change your journey date/time for only £10 per person per leg
  • And there are no booking fees (unlike trainline.com or redspottedhanky.com)

Why book anywhere else?