East Coast Trains operate up and down the East Coast route running 136 services each and every weekday. Weekends see the train service offering around 90 services on Saturdays and Sundays.
East Coast trains offers services that run from Inverness and Aberdeen in the North of Scotland to London, Newcastle and Leeds and operates on routes totaling 920 miles, making it the natural choice for east coast journeys. With more than a decade behind them, East Coast Trains is well placed to provide train services throughout the UK.
Splitting Your Train Tickets on East Coast Trains is allowed and is when you purchase separate tickets for two or more sectors of the East Coast Trains rail route you wish to travel instead of just one more expensive through ticket without affecting your travel options in any way.
For example, if you wanted to travel on East Coast Trains from Station A to Station D, you would expect to buy a ticket direct from A to D. However, you may find it a lot cheaper to buy a ticket from A to B, and another from B to C and still another from C to D for a cheaper combined train ticket price. This is especially true when not all sectors of your journey are during peak time.
So, by buying several tickets that in combination make up your whole East Coast Trains route, you could massively reduce your travel cost and you will still travel on the same East Coast train, at the same time and most probably in the same seat but pay a lot less by using split tickets. This is what split ticketing on East Coast Trains is all about.
East Coast Train’s Key Routes on which you may travel with split train tickets are:
On board all East Coast trains you will find at-seat power sockets and Wi-Fi is available throughout all East Coast services.
Travelers can also enjoy hot and cold snacks and a full drinks menu from the Cafe Bar. An at-seat trolley is available on selected services.
East Coast Trains passengers in First Class will enjoy complimentary food and drink as well as a full meal on journeys over 70 minutes. A Quiet coach is also available in both Standard and First Class accommodation.
East Coast Trains carry bikes free of charge for customers with a valid ticket, if booked at the station or online. There is no limit on folding cycles.
Use the East Coast Trains journey planner below to find cheap split train tickets.