Skint student? Spend less on travel and more on fun stuff
Book here and get 50% off Advance tickets
We love students. That's why we've teamed up with UNiDAYS, the home of student discounts, to get you a frankly gobsmacking 50% off Advance train tickets on selected Virgin Trains East Coast routes if you book before 11 February 2018 - and a not-to-be-sniffed-at 40% off if you book after.
All you have to do is prove you're a real student via the UNiDAYS tool below. You'll then get a unique discount code, which you can use on one trip when you book from here.
12 things you need to know about this offer
- The discount applies to one single or return trip for yourself only.
- You can only use it on Standard Advance tickets.
- It’s for travel between 21 December 2017 and 31 August 2018, but there are some exceptions – it’s not available for travel from 21 December to 1 January 2018, 29 March to 3 April 2018, 4 May to 7 May 2018, 25 May to 3 June 2018 inclusive, or any time in August 2018.
- You can use it on selected Virgin Trains East Coast services between the following stations: Edinburgh, Alnmouth, Berwick, Newcastle, Durham, Darlington, Northallerton, York, Doncaster, Retford, Newark Northgate, Wakefield Westgate, Leeds, Hull, Bradford, Lincoln, Grantham, Peterborough, Stevenage, London Kings Cross.
- You can only access the discount if you've registered and verified your student status with UNiDAYS and received your unique code.
- Your discount code can only be used once.
- Your discount code will entitle you to 50% off the lowest Standard Advance tickets if booked between 21 December 2017 and 11 February 2018. After that, the discount will reduce to 40%.
- Your tickets will be valid on the booked date(s) and train(s) only.
- This discount is not valid for Virgin Trains services on the West Coast route.
- Sorry, you can’t use this discount in conjunction with any other offers, discounts or Railcards and eVouchers.
- Advance tickets are subject to availability, and there is very limited availability at peak times.
- The usual Advance terms and conditions apply.