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It's Best to Book Direct! SIX reasons to book from us direct

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For groups larger than 9 please contact Group Travel.

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We’re being modest – there are loads more than that! But here we’ve selected the pick of the bunch.


Our Price Promise

This is a big one. We guarantee that you’ll always get the lowest possible fares by booking online at virgintrainseastcoast.com. And in the unlikely event you do find the same ticket cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it and refund the difference. Full details >

No booking fees

We don’t charge you any booking or credit card fees when you book with us online. We just don’t believe in it. And saving that 2% (or whatever it is those scoundrels charge) every time you travel will soon add up.

Seat selector

Forget dashing to find a seat at the start of your journey. Our free online seat reservation service lets you choose your seat and reserve it in advance of your trip.


Cheap Ticket Alerts

We’ve thousands of cheap Advance tickets available every week, and if you sign up to our Cheap Ticket Alerts, you’ll be first to know when the next batch are released for sale! This’ll save you big time. Sign up now >

Sociable savings

If you're travelling in a group of 3-9 people, you can all enjoy up to 25% off your ticket. And if you're travelling in a larger group, our Group Travel Service team is here to help your journey go as smoothly as possible. View all group discounts >

Book tickets for any GB train and Eurostar

Our website doesn't just let you book tickets for our routes – we can help you book tickets with any train operator in Great Britain, and even into Europe with Eurostar too. View Eurostar travel >

Book with Virgin Trains East Coast and enjoy the following brilliant benefits