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LNER train tickets from £5
200,000 available across 20 locationsExpired
LNER has priced over 200,000 single tickets from just £5 in its 'Seat Sale'. You'll be able to travel to over 20 different locations across the UK, and you'll find them on selected routes such as York to London, and Birmingham to London, for travel between Mon 6 Sep – Fri 15 Oct, but be prepared to hunt around for them. You'll be able to purchase the discounted tickets until 9am on Wed 1 Sep.
How to get the discounted tickets
To get the discounted tickets, you’ll need to book an adult or child (5-15 years) ticket on the LNER website or via its app (Android/IOS). You won't be able to get this offer at station ticket offices. Return journeys don’t qualify so you’ll need to book two singles – be sure to check if this makes the total journey cheapest.
As the promotional routes cover various destinations and dates, it will be trial and error finding the cheaper seats. There'll be more availability the further in advance you book and it helps if you can be flexible on dates and destination.
LNER has said there are 150,000 tickets available for 'Standard Class' and 50,000 tickets available for 'First Class'.
Top fares we found
We managed to find a range of discounted tickets available to book during peak and off-peak times, including weekends.
Here are some examples we found on Tue 24 Aug:
- London Kings Cross to Peterborough – £5
- Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly – £5.50
- Birmingham New Street to London Euston – £7
- York to London Kings Cross – £10
These tickets are only valid for the specific train selected when booking, and can only be refunded in the form of an LNER eVoucher if you cancel up until 6pm the day before travel.
To complete your grand (cheap) day out, see our Cheap days out page.
No other offers or discounts can be used applied, including railcards or child discounts.
Promotional tickets can be changed up until 6pm the day before travel without an admin fee as part of LNER's 'Book with confidence' policy. Additionally, promotional tickets can be refunded without an admin fee in return for a LNER eVoucher for travel at a later date. There will be a £10 admin fee per ticket for any changes requested after 6pm the day before travel.
LNER says due to planned engineering works, there will be limited availability across weekends from Sat 18 Sep to Sun 10 Oct, for journeys travelling north of Newcastle.